By Tom Rabe and Peter Hannam Senior ministers have warned that NSW should not follow other states in imposing a tax on electric cars, arguing it would discourage
Up to 70% of particulate emissions are attributable to the transport sector, with particularly high levels in developing countries. Transport is the fastest growing source of GHG emissions. These negative impacts are often not reflected in fiscal policy frameworks, resulting in market failures which can be addressed by green fiscal policy.
By Sam Hibbins The state government’s decision to introduce a user charge for electric vehicles signals a dangerous step towards a privatised road user charge scheme
A charge on electric cars is ‘completely incongruent’ with states’ targets of reaching net zero emissions by 2050, Dr Jake Whitehead says Victoria’s planned road
Elon Musk called for a carbon tax in Paris in 2015 during COP21, the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Then Donald Trump won the presidential
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday on governments not to “throw away” economic stimulus funds by supporting fossil fuel industries that contribute to global warming.
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) released a discussion paper on ‘A Fiscally Responsible Green Stimulus‘ to revive Indian economy by creating demand and jobs
Switzerland’s parliament has voted in favour of introducing an environmental levy on airline tickets. The Swiss federal assembly says 135 of 195 members approved the
Ensuring a “Just Transition”: 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups
In an attempt to ensure decision-makers prevent regressive impacts of climate action and reduce existing inequality, Bouye, Grinspan and Tankou of the World Resources Institute
Shipping industry recognizes their role in the climate crisis in an open letter to the International Maritime Organisation
19 December 2019: International shipping is responsible for more than 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions (roughly the same contribution as that made by Germany).