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‘Weak’ carbon tax to be significantly strengthened from 2023 – Treasury official

Article originally published on Mining News Weekly on 9 July. A leading National Treasury official has warned industry to prepare for a significant strengthening of South Africa’s carbon tax during the second phase of implementation, which…
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Seaweed Pods, Anyone? Marathons Get Creative to Stop Littering the Streets

Written by Sarah Mervosh, originally published on New York Times on 30 April 2019.   Months of training. Miles upon miles of pounding the pavement. A careful calibration of diet, sleep and the perfect running gear. It all ends with…
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Carbon tax gets a muted welcome

Polluting Factory
Written by Tshegofatso Mathe, originally published on Daily Maverick on 15 Mar 2019 A carbon tax from June  1 this year will add 9c a litre to the petrol price and 10c to diesel. This comes on top of the recent hike of 74c a litre to cover…
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Are you ready for the Carbon Tax Bill?

Written by Beatrix Knopjes, originally published on Isometrix on February 27, 2019 On 21 February 2019, South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced that the Carbon Tax Bill will come into effect on 1 June 2019. This announcement…
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Carbon tax is coming, and corporates aren’t prepared

Landscape of power plant in distance at sunset
Written by Gcina Ntsaluba, originally published on Money Web on January 24, 2019 The worldwide trend is to be cleaner and greener, and a new tax is around the corner … and with business unprepared, the taxpayer will indirectly cough up. With…