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  • Countries with Carbon Taxes See Higher Energy Prices

  • June 18, 2018

  • Governments and those that oppose the use of traditional energy sources are increasingly advocating for various types of carbon taxes and fees which are increasing costs for citizens.  In Australia, a carbon tax -- which has since been repealed -- caused electricity prices for the average family to increase by 10 percent. Despite the carbon tax, carbon dioxide emissions in Australia in 2016 were the same as they were in 2008—between ...
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Governments and those that oppose the use of traditional energy sources are increasingly advocating for various types of carbon taxes and fees which are increasing costs for citizens.  In Australia, a carbon tax -- which has since been repealed -- caused electricity prices for the average family to increase by 10 percent. Despite the carbon tax, carbon dioxide emissions in Australia in 2016 were the same as they were in 2008—between ... Read More
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