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Tracking carbon pricing initiatives around the world

A total of 57 carbon pricing initiatives are now implemented or scheduled for implementation globally, up from 51 in April 2018 according to the World Bank.
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S.Africa: Carbon tax to come into effect 1 June

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Carbon Tax Act into law, which will come into effect from 1 June 2019.
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Concern over South Africa’s weak Carbon Tax

The African Climate Reality Project (ACRP) fears South Africa's carbon tax is destined to fail to drive a low carbon economy.
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Ed’s Note: Radical thinking can redirect the climate change narrative

It’s no longer possible to talk about power and energy without alluding to climate change in some way writes ESI Africa editor Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl.
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SAEEC explores carbon tax and the 12L incentive

A carbon tax can be said to be “present and imminent” in South Africa and it is slated to affect all industries according to the SAEEC. 

Fuel price could rise more by June due to carbon tax

The price of fuel in South Africa has risen to 74c per litre for petrol and 91c per litre for wholesale diesel and could rise even furtther by June.
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South Africa: Parliament passes Carbon Tax into law

The South African government has introduced a new legislation, Carbon Tax, in response to climate change, which will become effective on 1 June 2019.
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ESI Insights: Carbon tax…imminent

This week’s episode of ESI Insights, sponsored by African Utility Week, covers solar PV and the introduction of carbon tax.

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