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Biden threatened to raise taxes on big oil. Climate activists have wanted that for years

President Joe Biden on Monday threatened to pursue new legislation that would tax the windfall profits made by fossil fuel companies this year if they don’t ramp up production to help bring down the historically-high energy costs being felt by everyday Americans.

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Iran proposes creating international fund for climate change

Iran has proposed the creation of an international fund to fight climate change that would tax nations based on their pollution output, according to state media.

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Climate crisis: Business leaders say cost to taxpayers will spiral unless new policies introduced
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Climate crisis: Business leaders say cost to taxpayers will spiral unless new policies introduced

Industry, farming and investor groups say the federal government signed up to a goal of global net zero emissions under the Paris agreement and have warned unless new policies are introduced taxpayer spending on climate programs will need to be dramatically increased.

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Norfolk will let neighborhoods raise their own taxes to pay for flooding fixes
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Norfolk will let neighborhoods raise their own taxes to pay for flooding fixes

Under new rules, residents in an area can form a "special service district" to pay themselves for projects the city can't fund right away.
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