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#Carbon Tax

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Morning Memo: Who benefits most from the tax changes in Budget 2022?
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Morning Memo: Who benefits most from the tax changes in Budget 2022?

Oct 13th 2021, 11:53 AM 15,692 Views 5 Comments

Inflation and the cost of living are the two spectres that haunt the Government’s plans for the next year.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Budget 2022: Here's how the measures announced today will impact motorists
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Budget 2022: Here's how the measures announced today will impact motorists

Oct 12th 2021, 6:00 PM 29,689 Views 36 Comments

A €7.50 increase on the current rate of Carbon Tax will increase the price of petrol and diesel.

'The world is burning': Donohoe confirms further carbon tax increase by €7.50 per tonne
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

'The world is burning': Donohoe confirms further carbon tax increase by €7.50 per tonne

Oct 12th 2021, 2:15 PM 15,103 Views 35 Comments

The increase will take effect from midnight on petrol and diesel.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Poll: Do you support carbon tax increases?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support carbon tax increases?

Aug 11th 2021, 8:37 AM 45,734 Views 142 Comments

The finance minister has reaffirmed that an increase will take place next year.

# carbon-tax - Saturday 15 February, 2020

As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues
# Green To Red
# Green To Red

As Greens weigh up options, new TDs say they don't envisage any splits on 'red line' issues

Feb 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 31,072 Views 97 Comments

With 12 TDs, the Green Party is now the fourth biggest party in the Dáil.

# carbon-tax - Friday 7 February, 2020

Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Factcheck: Will an increase in carbon tax make people in Ireland poorer?

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 PM 17,331 Views 45 Comments

The claim is contained in Sinn Féin’s election manifesto.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens

Feb 6th 2020, 6:05 AM 25,123 Views 93 Comments

It’s all about the money.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Open Thread: Carbon tax has increased, but will it make you change your behaviour?

Oct 8th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,726 Views 97 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced an increase of €6 per tonne in the carbon tax.

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May
# Budget2020
# Budget2020

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices to rise from midnight, home heating to rise next May

Oct 8th 2019, 2:50 PM 79,446 Views 119 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced an increase in the carbon tax of €6 per tonne.

Green measures: Here are the main environmental changes in Budget 2020
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Green measures: Here are the main environmental changes in Budget 2020

Oct 8th 2019, 2:19 PM 16,156 Views 35 Comments

Donohoe said some of the changes were “critical steps to future-proof our transport system”.

Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you welcome an increase in the carbon tax?

Oct 8th 2019, 8:41 AM 30,680 Views 151 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will reveal Budget 2020 in the Dáil today.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,897 Views 44 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety
# Richard Bruton
# Richard Bruton

Government to put pressure on social media companies over online safety

Sep 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,544 Views 18 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton said that new legislation will be introduced to regulate social media companies.

# carbon-tax - Friday 13 September, 2019

Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Minister says he's still considering whether to give everyone a 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Sep 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 21,482 Views 61 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said any changes to the carbon tax will be “very different” to other tax changes he’s made in the past.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020
# Budget Talks
# Budget Talks

Micheál Martin says there would 'need to be' a carbon tax in Budget 2020

Sep 10th 2019, 10:06 AM 16,084 Views 118 Comments

A climate change focus in the Budget will be necessary, said Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 25 August, 2019

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

How much money could the carbon tax take in if it was increased?

Aug 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,047 Views 56 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Interview: Mary Lou on a united Ireland, the carbon tax and why she'll be a 'grownup' after the next election
# Interview
# Interview

Interview: Mary Lou on a united Ireland, the carbon tax and why she'll be a 'grownup' after the next election

Aug 11th 2019, 9:30 AM 27,732 Views 67 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview the Sinn Fein leader discusses carbon tax, the local elections fallout and a united Ireland.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed
# Green Agenda
# Green Agenda

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed

Jul 11th 2019, 6:01 AM 14,824 Views 30 Comments

The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.

# carbon-tax - Monday 17 June, 2019

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'No decisions made' as to how Ireland will quadruple its carbon tax by 2030

Jun 17th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,038 Views 90 Comments

The government’s Climate Action Plan did not give any detailed timeline of the changes to the carbon tax.

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

Jun 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,442 Views 59 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families
# ESRI Study
# ESRI Study

Carbon tax could see emissions drop by 10% and increased tax revenue could benefit poorer families

Jun 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,418 Views 141 Comments

Last year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohue considered introducing higher carbon taxes but ditched the idea at the last minute.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax?
# European Elections 2019
# European Elections 2019

Question: Should Ireland increase its carbon tax?

May 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 2,816 Views 2 Comments

Successful candidates will be involved in developing European climate policies.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more?
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Explainer: What are all these rows about carbon tax about and will I end up paying more?

Mar 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 16,877 Views 103 Comments

The Special Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action has approved a recommendation to quadruple the tax to €80 per tonne by 2030

# carbon-tax - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends
# Rise At The Pump
# Rise At The Pump

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

Mar 28th 2019, 4:41 PM 10,754 Views 91 Comments

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Robinson calls for climate change action, says current system is 'underpinned by rampant capitalism'

Mar 28th 2019, 8:50 AM 10,093 Views 61 Comments

The former president said Ireland needs to introduce a carbon tax, but must do so in the right way.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action
# Opinion
# Opinion

Carbon taxes won’t stop climate change – we need more radical action

Mar 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,616 Views 93 Comments

Fossil fuels are already taxed to the hilt and people haven’t moved to electric vehicles for one simple reason – they cannot afford to, writes Brian O’Boyle.

# carbon-tax - Monday 14 January, 2019

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat
# Don't Have A Cow Man
# Don't Have A Cow Man

What has the Taoiseach done to reduce his carbon footprint? He's eating less meat

Jan 14th 2019, 5:09 PM 12,911 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar says lessons must be learned from water charges stating that cross-party buy-in for carbon taxes is needed.

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl

Jan 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,341 Views 33 Comments

In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike
# Tax Rise
# Tax Rise

Government considering giving 'carbon cheque' to offset tax hike

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 17,431 Views 80 Comments

Any changes to the carbon tax will not apply until 2020.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030
# Fuel Costs
# Fuel Costs

Minister briefed on potential for 400% increase in carbon tax rate by 2030

Dec 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,173 Views 47 Comments

In the end, Paschal Donohoe did not touch the carbon tax rate in Budget 2019.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 9 December, 2018

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?
# Emissions Targets
# Emissions Targets

'It's about our children now, not our grandchildren': Is Ireland ready to introduce a carbon tax?

Dec 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,425 Views 157 Comments

It’s been claimed that the tide is turning in how society views the problem of climate change.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests
# YELLOW VESTS
# YELLOW VESTS

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Updated Dec 5th 2018, 10:26 PM 14,970 Views 39 Comments

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
# On The Up
# On The Up

Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'

Nov 21st 2018, 3:53 PM 34,726 Views 177 Comments

Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 11 October, 2018

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'
# Tough Choices
# Tough Choices

'I'm not afraid to take tough decisions: Leo says carbon tax would have been a 'double whammy'

Oct 11th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,478 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach joined us live in TheJournal.ie offices this morning.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Oct 9th 2018, 8:38 PM 18,463 Views 41 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This is a shameful day for Fine Gael and a bad day for Ireland on climate change'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,051 Views 96 Comments

Listening to the Budget speech from Pascal Donohoe today you would have no sense we are at such a historical turning point, writes Eamon Ryan.

# carbon-tax - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Aug 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,657 Views 196 Comments

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Do you use solid fuels? It's going to get more expensive tomorrow

Apr 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,323 Views 92 Comments

The carbon tax increase will add around €1.20 to a 40kg bag of coal and 26 cent to a bale of briquettes.

# carbon-tax - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man
# Australia
# Australia

Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes election to this man

Sep 7th 2013, 1:00 PM 15,942 Views 89 Comments

The Conservative challenger Tony Abbott has ousted Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd as millions of Australians voted overnight.

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Bad news for fossil fuels: cost of coal and briquettes to rise today

May 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 12,781 Views 104 Comments

The Government is extending the carbon tax to solid fuels from today.

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