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We could be forced to pay for the sins of corporate polluters • Spotlight.Africa
On Tuesday 20 November, the Carbon Tax Bill was tabled in South African parliament by finance minister, Tito Mboweni. The bill introduces a carbon tax, a new financial instrument which charges industries a tax in an internationally agreed effort to curb excessive carbon pollution. Paulina French looks at the new solution and asks who will really pay the price for obscene corporate pollution. In October 2018 the introduction of a carbon tax (CT) was announced in Tito Mboweni’s Medium Term Budget Policy …