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What are the advantages and challenges of a carbon tax?

Governments may hesitate in implementing a carbon tax as adopting new taxes can be politically difficult Image: Unsplash/Matthias Heyde

Roumeen Islam

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A carbon tax on fossil fuels is often regressive in its impact - hurting poorer people relatively more than richer ones Image: World Bank Blogs/Carbon Pricing Dashboard/World Bank

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