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18-December-2012

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Towards consistent and effective carbon pricing in Germany? Environment Working Paper No. 52

This paper examines the carbon prices that have emerged from the implementation of three key market-based instruments in Germany: energy taxes, vehicle taxes and the EU Emissions Trading System. It also reviews the use of feed-in tariffs to promote electricity generation from renewable sources, with a focus on the implied GHG abatement costs and the interactions with other environmental policy instruments.

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31-May-2012

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Umwelt: Deutschland ist Labor für grünes Wachstum

Deutschland ist es in den vergangenen Jahren gelungen, die CO2-, Energie- und Ressourcenintensität seiner Wirtschaft zu reduzieren.

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31-May-2012

English

Environment: Germany, a laboratory for green growth

Germany is successfully limiting the amount of carbon, energy and resources required to grow its economy. Though the public is generally satisfied with the level of environmental quality, the OECD’s Environmental Performance Review of Germany warns that ch

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31-May-2012

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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Germany 2012

This is the third review of Germany's environmental performance. It analyses the country's progress in achieving a range of national objectives and international commitments, and presents 29 recommendations on how its performance could be improved.

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