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Understanding environmental taxation

16-01-2020

Environmental taxation is one way of encouraging a shift towards more eco-friendly choices; employed in combination with the other instruments available, it can help bring about the adjustments required to tackle the environmental and climate challenges facing us today. The aim of environmental taxation, in principle, is to factor environmental damage, or negative externalities, into prices in order to steer production and consumption choices in a more eco-friendly direction. Environmental taxation ...

Environmental taxation is one way of encouraging a shift towards more eco-friendly choices; employed in combination with the other instruments available, it can help bring about the adjustments required to tackle the environmental and climate challenges facing us today. The aim of environmental taxation, in principle, is to factor environmental damage, or negative externalities, into prices in order to steer production and consumption choices in a more eco-friendly direction. Environmental taxation can potentially address all aspects of environmental protection and conservation. The fight against climate change, pollution – especially air and water pollution – and pressure on the environment, in particular from resource consumption and biodiversity loss, as well as contributory factors, such as gas emissions and the use of potentially harmful substances, can be the subject of tax measures. These are general or sectoral measures which are applied in different ways by individual states and their regional and local authorities. In the European Union, environmental policy and tax policy determine the scope for action of Member States and the Union. Existing environmental taxation measures account for a modest share of national tax revenue. Although the environmental aims are generally acknowledged as valid, when environmental taxation measures are implemented a range of factors must be taken into account, in particular competitiveness and fairness, to ensure that environmental taxation is sufficiently transparent to gain acceptance and so become an effective instrument in the transition that society now so urgently needs.

How the EU budget is financed: The "own resources" system and the debate on its reform

19-06-2014

This publication aims to provide a general overview of the system that ensures the financing of the EU budget as well as of the debate on its possible overhaul within the current legal framework. The document does not take into account possibilities which require modification of the EU Treaties.

This publication aims to provide a general overview of the system that ensures the financing of the EU budget as well as of the debate on its possible overhaul within the current legal framework. The document does not take into account possibilities which require modification of the EU Treaties.

Reducing the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags

10-04-2014

Europeans use about 100 billion plastic carrier bags every year. Some of these are dropped as litter, ending up in the environment, where long-lasting plastics accumulate and harm wildlife. Most EU Member States have initiatives to curb the use of plastic bags. A proposed EU Directive aims to encourage and enable action by all Member States to reduce the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Europeans use about 100 billion plastic carrier bags every year. Some of these are dropped as litter, ending up in the environment, where long-lasting plastics accumulate and harm wildlife. Most EU Member States have initiatives to curb the use of plastic bags. A proposed EU Directive aims to encourage and enable action by all Member States to reduce the use of lightweight plastic carrier bags.

The Impact of Oil Price on EU Energy Prices

14-02-2014

Oil prices have increased considerably over the past years at global level, while natural gas and other energy prices have seen differing developments in each world region. The present report examines the level of impact of high oil prices on European energy prices and analyses the underlying mechanisms. Policy options to reduce this impact are discussed.

Oil prices have increased considerably over the past years at global level, while natural gas and other energy prices have seen differing developments in each world region. The present report examines the level of impact of high oil prices on European energy prices and analyses the underlying mechanisms. Policy options to reduce this impact are discussed.

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik - LBST: Uwe ALBRECHT, Matthias ALTMANN, Jan ZERHUSEN and Tetyana RAKSHA , HINICIO: Patrick MAIO, Alexandre BEAUDET and Paola TRUCCO , Centre for European Policy Studies - CEPS: Christian EGENHOFER, Arno BEHRENS, Jonas TEUSCH, Julian WIECZORKIEWICZ and Fabio GENOESE , IFPEN: Guy MAISONNIER

Rautatieliikenteen melun vähentäminen

15-03-2012

Rautatieliikenteen melu vaikuttaa päiväsaikaan 12 miljoonaan EU:n asukkaaseen ja yöaikaan 9 miljoonaan asukkaaseen. Tässä tutkimuksessa luetellaan toimenpiteitä ja rahoitus- ja sääntelytoimia melun vähentämiseksi. Uudenaikaisen liikkuvan kaluston käyttöönotto vähentää melua eniten. Lyhyellä aikavälillä tärkeintä on tavaravaunujen valurautaisten jarruanturoiden korvaaminen komposiittimateriaalista valmistetuilla jarruanturoilla. Rautatieliikenteen meluntorjunnan strategialle keskeistä on sääntelyjärjestelmän ...

Rautatieliikenteen melu vaikuttaa päiväsaikaan 12 miljoonaan EU:n asukkaaseen ja yöaikaan 9 miljoonaan asukkaaseen. Tässä tutkimuksessa luetellaan toimenpiteitä ja rahoitus- ja sääntelytoimia melun vähentämiseksi. Uudenaikaisen liikkuvan kaluston käyttöönotto vähentää melua eniten. Lyhyellä aikavälillä tärkeintä on tavaravaunujen valurautaisten jarruanturoiden korvaaminen komposiittimateriaalista valmistetuilla jarruanturoilla. Rautatieliikenteen meluntorjunnan strategialle keskeistä on sääntelyjärjestelmän kehittäminen vaiheittaiselle siirtymiselle vähän melua aiheuttavaan liikkuvaan kalustoon.

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Uwe CLAUSEN, Claus DOLL, Francis JAMES FRANKLIN, Gordana VASIC FRANKLIN, Hilmar HEINRICHMEYER, Joachim KOCHSIEK, Werner ROTHENGATTER and Niklas SIEBER

Workshop on the Proposal for a New Energy Tax Directive (ETD)

05-10-2011

This workshop aims to prepare the upcoming discussion on the European Commission's proposal for a new Energy Tax Directive (ETD; COM(2011)169) and the subsequent report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON). It will explain background and aims of the proposal as well as possible economic and social impacts and implications for growth and competitiveness. Finally, in order to understand the practicalities of such a tax, the application of energy and CO2 taxes in Sweden are explained ...

This workshop aims to prepare the upcoming discussion on the European Commission's proposal for a new Energy Tax Directive (ETD; COM(2011)169) and the subsequent report of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON). It will explain background and aims of the proposal as well as possible economic and social impacts and implications for growth and competitiveness. Finally, in order to understand the practicalities of such a tax, the application of energy and CO2 taxes in Sweden are explained.

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Rolf DIEMER (European Commission, DG TAXUD) ; Nils-Axel BRAATHEN (OECD, Environment Directorate) ; Helge Sigurd NÆSS -SCHMIDT (Copenhagen Economics) and Susanne ÅKERFELDT (Swedish Ministry of Finance, Tax and Customs Dept.)

Environmental taxation in the EU

02-02-2011

Environmental taxes are seen as necessary to achieve the EU's goals of emission reduction. One day they may become a resource for the EU budget.

Environmental taxes are seen as necessary to achieve the EU's goals of emission reduction. One day they may become a resource for the EU budget.

Workshop C02 reductions from passenger cars

22-11-2007

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Mr. Harjan Bos/John Stans

External Costs of Maritime Transport

15-06-2007

This note assesses the total and specific external costs of maritime transport. Three main external factors are analysed: a) marine pollution (discharges into the sea); b) air quality (atmospheric emissions); c) climate change (greenhouse gases). In addition, physical impacts are quantified for a second group of factors for which monetary values are not available: d) resources consumption; e) solid (garbage) and liquid (sludge) waste. Illegal discharges are also assessed in this briefing paper. The ...

This note assesses the total and specific external costs of maritime transport. Three main external factors are analysed: a) marine pollution (discharges into the sea); b) air quality (atmospheric emissions); c) climate change (greenhouse gases). In addition, physical impacts are quantified for a second group of factors for which monetary values are not available: d) resources consumption; e) solid (garbage) and liquid (sludge) waste. Illegal discharges are also assessed in this briefing paper. The final chapter contains recommendations regarding cost-efficient and promising measures to reduce/internalise the external costs of maritime transport

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Silvia Maffii (project leader), Andrea Molocchi and Cosimo Chiffi (TRT Trasporti e Territorio Srl)

Effluent Charging Systems in the EU Member States

01-09-2001

The main purpose of this study is to analyse and evaluate the effluent charging and enforcement systems of the 15 EU Member States, including the institutional responsibilities and the conditions related to the issuing of permits to discharge effluents directly into natural waters. The information on which this report is based was collected mainly from water authorities in the Member States, usually from the ministries responsible for environmental affairs.

The main purpose of this study is to analyse and evaluate the effluent charging and enforcement systems of the 15 EU Member States, including the institutional responsibilities and the conditions related to the issuing of permits to discharge effluents directly into natural waters. The information on which this report is based was collected mainly from water authorities in the Member States, usually from the ministries responsible for environmental affairs.

Ulkopuolinen laatija

Institute for International and European Environmental Policy, Berlin (D)

Tulevat tapahtumat

01-12-2020
FISC Public Hearing on 1st December 2020
Kuulemistilaisuus -
FISC
01-12-2020
Inter-parliamentary Committee meeting on the Evaluation of Eurojust Activities
Muu tapahtuma -
LIBE
02-12-2020
Public Hearing on AI and Health
Kuulemistilaisuus -
AIDA

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