Carbon taxes can only work when there are alternatives

If Leo Varadkar’s plan to levy ever-increasing taxes on traditional fuels is to be a success, it must also provide for access to cleaner energy sources

29th September, 2019
Greta Thunberg is leading the charge in the fight to head off climate change

Were the events of the past week genuinely unprecedented? No. There really was a sense of déjà vu about the headlines that have been grabbing our attention.

It is not the first time we have seen impeachment proceedings launched against a US president. It is not the first time we have seen a young woman, in this instance Greta Thunberg, deservedly grabbing the headlines for bringing injustices to international attention. Remember Malala...

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