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.
Over the past 40 years Europe has developed the most comprehensive, ambitious and binding environmental legislation existing anywhere today. And with good reason: these standards should be seen as a ...