TITLE

Carbon offsets paper: Request for public comments

PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Energy Management News;Jun2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Carbon Offsets Paper, published by the South Africa's National Treasury for public comment and states that the paper outlines proposals for a carbon offset scheme that will enable businesses to lower their carbon tax liability and make investments that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Topics discussed include measures taken by South Africa address climate change and GHG mitigation, carbon offsets, and carbon tax design incentives.
ACCESSION #
97365541

 

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