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#Carbon Tax

# 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 34,748 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 15,512 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 18,493 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 19,104 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 73,697 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 14,381 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 15,957 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 12,915 Views 104 Comments

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

# carbon-tax - Monday 2 July, 2012

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview
# Viral Video
From The Daily Edge
# Viral Video

Video: Australian trade minister breaks into song mid-interview

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:54 AM 4,932 Views 15 Comments

Craig Emerson defended the government’s controversial carbon tax in an unusual way…

# carbon-tax - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Slideshow: Today's Budget 2012 front pages

Dec 7th 2011, 11:01 AM 1,711 Views 1 Comment

From boosting the property market to fuel tax and VAT increases, check out what the front pages have to say about the Budget this morning.

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: What's already come into effect?

Dec 7th 2011, 8:09 AM 4,974 Views 13 Comments

We have a quick look at the measures approved by the Dáil last night, and check which ones have come into effect already.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses'
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Fuel tax increases 'will affect almost all households and businesses'

Dec 6th 2011, 6:12 PM 4,149 Views 14 Comments

AA Roadwatch warns that fuel tax increases are going to take a toll on both business and families, particularly in rural areas.

# carbon-tax - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

Nov 29th 2011, 9:38 AM 2,111 Views 21 Comments

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

# carbon-tax - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters
# Environment
# Environment

Australia to tax the nation's worst polluters

Jul 10th 2011, 10:37 AM 436 Views 8 Comments

Australia aims to reduce carbon pollution by 160 million tons by 2020 with the tax – but the opposition says the move is simply “socialism masquerading as environmentalism”.

# carbon-tax - Thursday 25 November, 2010

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan

Nov 25th 2010, 10:25 AM 1,668 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of the government’s four year plan.