Prof. Mikael Skou Andersen, senior economist at the European Environment Agency, answers two questions:
- what are the challenges in persuading governments to adopt an eco-tax reform?
- will environmental taxes be an additional burden on the taxpayer?
Prof. Mikael Skou Andersen is an environmental economist and policy analyst at the European Environment Agency.
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