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 climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...