Irish Budget 2019: Climate experts, economists and activists ‘shocked’ by carbon tax exclusion

8 October 2018 – One month ago, Irish prime minister announced that the 2019 budget will include an increase in the carbon tax (currently €20 per tonne) to help Ireland meet its obligations in tackling climate change. However, the proposed boost in the tax to €30 was dropped following last-minute cabinet discussions. Read the full article on the Green News website.