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ENDS article on Germany's mineral oil tax and a compromise made between Germany and the State of North Rhine Westphalia for its reform.
ENDS article on the strategy developed by Dutch ministries for CO2 emissions reductions, relying heavily on the flexible mechanisms in the Kyoto protocol, using energy taxes in a "reserve package" of measures.
London Edition article on a proposed energy tax which has come under criticism from the environmental commission, calling for a carbon tax, and engineering companies, who threatened to move overseas.
Asia Pulse article reporting that 42.7% firms in Japan support a carbon tax, recognizing that it is necessary if the country is to achieve the rigorous green house gas reductions target imposed at the Kyoto conference.
ENDS Daily article on the warning by European Industry, discouraging the EU from proceeding with a proposed energy products taxation directive.
Reuters article on the efforts of the EU to meet their Kyoto targets in greenhouse gas emissions, facing criticism from the US for focusing on energy taxes rather than tradable permits.
This study from the National Tax Journal shows that emissions taxes for cars would - in the long run - not create any appreciable additional burden for the taxpayer.
World Bank seeks further review of its environmental strategy paper for the energy sector.
The Bank attempts to dominate the new market in emissions training.
The Netherlands put pressure on the EU to introduce a "significant" energy tax.
EU-wide taxes on energy use have been pushed by the European Parliament.
A EU-wide energy tax is back on the agenda.
Energy taxes and environmental tax reform.
UK Business and Environment committee asks for consideration of a carbon tax and green tax shift.
The FOE Director offers a perspective on UK Minister's green tax stance.
UK Finance Minister Gordon Brown looks at green taxes.
Analysis by Kevin Baumert of the differences and merits of each mechanism.
Princeton Department of Economicsgraph demonstrating use of a carbon tax as an efficient regulating mechanism for reducing carbon emissions.
Excerpt from a Foreign Affairs article by Richard Cooper of Harvard University.
A new environmental policy plan proposes energy taxes to cut carbon dioxide emissions
Vermont's "Energy Plan And Greenhouse Gas Action Plan" (Bill H.0736) that proposes a $100/ton carbon tax.
Rare evidence of industry support for carbon taxes
A discussion of how a carbon tax might affect the wider tax system. (Resources for the Future)
Report on Worldwatch Institute paper by David Malin Roodman
A discussion of the feasibility of carbon or energy taxes to reduce CO2 emissions. (OECD)