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.
Our natural environment is a key component of our health and wealth. However, our recent assessments show that the majority of habitats and species in Europe have an unfavourable conservation status ...