Word of the Week

carbon tax

kar-bin tax
noun
a fee imposed on businesses and individuals for emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in an effort to reduce emissions

Synonyms

pollution tax pollution fee

Antonyms

N/A

In Context

Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases trap heat in the atmosphere and contribute to climate change. 11-year-old Jude Walker is taking a stand against greenhouse gas emissions by walking 210 miles to get 100,000 on a carbon tax petition in the UK. Walker believes this carbon tax will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by charging business and individuals for emitting too much carbon.

Past Words

kar-bin tax
noun
a fee imposed on businesses and individuals for emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in an effort to reduce emissions
in-ter-sek-shuh-nal-i-tee
noun
how multiple identities, like race, gender, and class, fit together and impact how a person experiences power, privilege, and oppression in their everyday lives
[ /rəˈzilyəns/]
noun
the ability to recover from difficulties, hardships, or challenges