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Publication Environmental tax reform in Europe: opportunities for eco-innovation
Environmental policy instruments are frequently characterised as obstacles to economic activity but environmental taxes can, in fact, be the opposite — serving as catalysts for the creativity that underpins thriving economies.
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Publication Environmental tax reform in Europe: implications for income distribution
Although environmental tax reforms (ETR) tend to improve incomes across society, they can have mild regressive impacts in that richer households gain more than poorer ones. Care is needed to design ETRs in ways that ensure that certain groups are able to benefit equally. ETR's overall benefits for the economy, environment and society are potentially significant. ETR should therefore be regarded as a key element in the policymaking toolkit for shifting to a green economy.
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Highlight Environmental tax reform: increasing individual incomes and boosting innovation
European governments could simultaneously reduce income tax, increase innovation and cut pollution by introducing well-targeted environmental taxes and recycling the revenues back into the economy. This was one of the findings from a pair of reports on environmental tax reform (ETR) published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Video text/texmacs Germany's and Asia's recent developments in environmental taxation
Kai Schlegelmilch is an economist and vice-president of Green Budget Europe. He has advised governments in China, Vietnam and Thailand regarding the introduction of environmental taxation on behalf of the German International Cooperation. Formerly, he worked for the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy and the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen.
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Highlight Green fiscal reform can create jobs and stimulate innovation across the EU
Increasing some tax rates and removing subsidies on environmentally harmful products and services can boost economic growth if the revenue generated is then used to relieve the tax burden on employment and investment.
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Video Shifting taxes from labour to resource consumption - Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy
What is Environmental Fiscal Reform? And how could fairer taxes benefit the environment? We have asked few questions to Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Member of the European Parliament.
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Video Shifting taxes from labour to resource consumption - Jacqueline McGlade
What is Environmental Fiscal Reform? And how could fairer taxes benefit the environment? We have asked few questions to EEA Executive Director Jacqueline McGlade
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Video object code Shifting taxes from labour to resource consumption - Janez Potočnik
What is Environmental Fiscal Reform? And how could fairer taxes benefit the environment? We have asked few questions to Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment
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SOER Key fact Tax on pollution can support innovation
By increasing tax on pollution and other environmentally-damaging activities, governments can use the extra funds to provide incentives for innovation, such as developing renewable energy. For advanced economies like the EU, such schemes also create new technologies which can be exported globally.
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Press Release The 'green economy' can encourage jobs and innovation - study
Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental and economic benefits.
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