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ClimateGlobal issues

The problem with the carbon tax

Kiyo Dörrer
March 15, 2024

Burning carbon, so coal, produces cheap electricity – but also tons of emissions. Why don’t we just tax that? Many regions and countries have introduced a carbon tax. Can a carbon tax stop us from polluting?

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Planet A

We're destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn't need to be this way. Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world and challenges the way we are dealing with climate change.