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Meaning of “carbon tax” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of carbon tax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carbon taxnoun [C]

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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 ​carbontax on each ​ton of ​emissions would be more ​efficient and less ​bureaucratic than a cap-and ​tradesystem.
(Definition of carbon tax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carbon tax”
in Chinese (Simplified) 烟尘排放税,温室气体排放税…
in Turkish karbon vergisi…
in Russian налог на выбросы углерода…
in Chinese (Traditional) 煙塵排放稅,溫室氣體排放稅…
in Polish podatek węglowy…
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