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.
New supermarkets in the area can reduce business for smaller shops. Pollution and congestion would be significantly less if consumers frequented their local shops, rather than travelling long distances to out-of-town shopping centres.
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