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A CO2 tax could unleash renewable energy revolution

A CO2 tax for companies should be the foundation of the imperative renewable energy revolution. The fact that the recently completed COP21 climate agreement does not mention this political measure with respect to reducing global emissions, is a major missed opportunity, according to Wouter Last, President, plant IT, and engineering specialist, Hint.
17th February 2016

Climate agreement also offers companies short-term benefits

By the year 2100, earth may be warmed by no more than 1.5°C. That is what world leaders agreed upon at the COP21 climate conference. The first evaluation moment is in 2023. One of the criticisms of the plans is that the focus is very far into the future. That makes the need for companies and governments to prepare for any changes less urgent. Wouter Last, President, Hint, therefore argues for a short-term perspective on the climate agreement. "The industry should focus on the benefits and economic gains we can already achieve in the next few years."
26th January 2016

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