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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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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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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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The difficulties in implementing an eco-tax reform

Michael Jacobs is Visiting Professor at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. He answers the question "In your opinion, what are the difficulties in implementing an eco-tax reform? "

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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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What are the challenges in persuading governments to adopt an eco-tax reform?

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.

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What is an eco-tax reform?

David Gee explains the basic principles of an environmental tax reform. David is a senior adviser for science, policy, and emerging issues at the European Environment Agency.

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