n Without Prejudice - From my window

Volume 13, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



The matter of global warming and the allegedly anthropogenic roots of climate change are matters which have seized world attention in recent years. This issue carries an article on carbon tax, a Treasury proposal directly associated with climate change and greenhouse gases. I have long expressed my concern that the intention to introduce a carbon tax is inappropriate for a developing economy. As I understand it, Treasury hopes to reap between R8bn and R30bn from this tax, at least in the early years, more later.

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