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Carbon Tax could reduce CO2 emissions by over 10%

  New research from The Economic and Social Research Institute shows that Ireland’s carbon...

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11.50 6 Jun 2019


Carbon Tax could reduce CO2 emissions by over 10%


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11.50 6 Jun 2019


 

New research from The Economic and Social Research Institute shows that Ireland’s carbon emissions could be reduced by over 10% if a carbon tax increase of €80 per tonne were introduced.

However the report also found that lower income households would be most affected by any potential increase.

Miguel Tovar Reaños is a Research Officer with ESRI and joins the programme to break down the report.


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Andrea Gilligan Carbon Emissions Carbon Tax ERSI ERSI Report Kieran Cuddihy Miguel Tovar Reaños Newstalk Newstalk Breakfast Shane Coleman The Economic And Social Research Institute

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