In May this year, business and industry made representations to the Davis Tax Committee on Treasury’s proposal for to introduce a carbon tax. The tenor of their arguments were that no more should be done to mitigate emissions and this was backed up by the claim, based on Sasol’s ’emissions outlook’, that South Africa’s emissions are ‘below target’.
Here, we are posting links to:
- Sasol’s presentation to the Davis Tax Committee,
- a note from Sasol on the assumptions and data for its ’emissions outlook’, and
- our response to that note.
You can also read an article carried in the Mail & Guardian, headed ‘Corporate SA promotes carbon myths’ which gives our view of the overall position taken by business by clicking here.