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carbon tax

noun [C]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, TAX a tax on the use of fossil fuels or on activities that cause carbon dioxide to be released, harming the environment: Many now argue that a simple carbon tax on each ton of emissions would be more efficient and less bureaucratic than a cap-and trade system.
Translations of “carbon tax”
in Chinese (Traditional) 煙塵排放稅,溫室氣體排放稅…
in Russian налог на выбросы углерода…
in Turkish karbon vergisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烟尘排放税,温室气体排放税…
in Polish podatek węglowy…
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