South Africa introduces new carbon tax to fight climate change

Industry experts warn, in a country with a high unemployment rate, carbon taxes are anti-growth, anti-jobs and anti-investment.

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    Coal mining is partly to blame for making South Africa one of the African continent's worst polluters.

    Now, as South Africa tries to fight climate change, businesses have begun paying a carbon tax.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Emalahleni in Mpumalanga province.


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