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Carbon tax plan allows emitters time to act

Singapore's carbon tax plan, with its low initial rate and hike in the longer term, is one that makes sense, say experts.

Access to renewable energy options such as wind or tidal power here - an important factor that must be considered when putting a price on carbon - is limited.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2018, with the headline 'Carbon tax plan allows emitters time to act'. Print Edition | Subscribe