The market is able to ignore the greater environmental burden of virgin plastics. Economists have known that the most efficient way to address this is to level the playing field by making users of virgin plastics pay for the added costs the virgin plastic adds to the globe.
Business leaders pushed for a ‘greener’ economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic as they warned about the impact of the climate crisis is an “even greater emergency.”
The idea is simple. Companies that extract fossil fuels should be responsible for ensuring the same amount of CO₂ generated from using them is buried back deep underground.
Environmental fiscal reforms are an essential building block to steer countries onto a sustainable long-term development path. This paper develops proposals for strengthening the role of market-based environmental policy instruments
The purpose of this new study prepared by the European Commission is to estimate the costs and foregone benefits for the EU from not achieving the environmental targets specified in
The European Commission published on 5 April 2019 the second Environment Implementation Review (EIR), an overview of how EU environmental policies and laws are applied on the ground. The 2nd