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Carbon Tax Bill Signed Into Law By Ramaphosa

This article was written by Climate Neutral Group on May 24 2019. After nearly a decade of negotiations, the Carbon Tax Act and the Customs and Excise Amendment Act were both officially gazetted on Thursday (23 May) and will come into effect…
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CDP Identifies Top Global Cities in New Climate Change List

Originally published on May 13, 2019 by Alyssa Danigelis on Environmental Leader. CDP published scores for 596 cities worldwide that reported to the nonprofit’s environmental disclosure program last year. This marks the first time CDP…
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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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City of Cape Town calls for Submissions on an "Innovative Sustainable Energy Solution"

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The City of Cape Town is calling on people to submit their innovative sustainable energy solutions to help improve service delivery. The deadline for submissions is 14 June 2019. About According the City of Cape Town (CoCT)…
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3 Steps to a Climate Neutral Business

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In 2018, the world’s leading climate scientists warned us that to avert climate change catastrophe we must cut global carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 and become climate neutral by 2050. In order to do this, government and businesses must make…
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Carbon tax gets a muted welcome

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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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How SA companies can use carbon offsets to pay less carbon tax

Written by Franz Rental, originally published on LinkedIn on February 20, 2019 Yesterday, 19 February, the National Assembly passed the long-awaited carbon tax bill, clearing a key hurdle in keeping the measure on track to enter into force…
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South Africa’s parliament approves long-awaited carbon tax bill

Written by Mike Szabo, originally published on Carbon Pulse on February 19, 2019 South Africa’s parliament on Tuesday approved the country’s long-awaited carbon tax bill, clearing a key hurdle in keeping the measure on track to enter…
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South African carbon tax bill heads for parliament vote after committee approval

Originally published on Carbon Pulse on February 5, 2019 A South African parliamentary committee on Tuesday approved the country’s carbon tax bill, moving the long-awaited levy a step closer to becoming law. The Finance Standing Committee…