2020 was supposed to be the year the EU would launch its ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis. But why does Europe sabotage its climate goals by subsidising the
News, indicators and facts of the work of the Green Fiscal Policy Network and our partners in Greece.
09.11.2018 – According to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), an EU advisory body, the EU’s next multi-annual budget (2021-2027) should dedicate 40% of spending to the low-carbon economy and
25.10.2018 – The European Parliament voted in favor of new rules on road use charges in the EU to guarantee equal treatment of road users and to help Member States reach
23.10.2018 – Global asset manager Schroders launched its Climate Progress Dashboard in 2017 predicting the EU is on path for a temperature rise of 4°C.Despite the bright spark of strong carbon
The 2013 OECD Inventory of Estimated Budgetary Support and Tax Expenditures for Fossil Fuels identifies and estimates direct budgetary transfers and tax expenditures relating to fossil fuel production and consumption.
Reforming environmentally harmful subsidies for a resource efficient Europe (IEEP, IVM, Ecologic, VITO)
This study for the European Commission (DG Environment) identifies and examines cases of environmentally harmful subsidies (EHS) across a range of environmental sectors and issues in EU Member States. The study also analyses examples
This study by IVM, VITO, IEEP and BIO for the European Commission identifies and quantifies government support to fossil fuels in the EU-28. The study finds that significant support is
This study by Eunomia, Aarhus University and IEEP for the European Commission identifies the potential for environmental tax reform in 14 EU Member States. The study builds on previous work for the European