Economic policies to foster green growth

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Measures, including increasing energy taxes and further supporting energy efficiency gains in the housing sector, are needed to reduce high energy intensity and greenhouse gas emissions.
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Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by shifting transport to environmentally friendly modes and supporting renewable energy. Reinforcing the Green Energy Bank and financial aids would support the development of new green technologies.
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Reducing the various subsidies and tax expenditures for energy use in housing and transport would make the tax system more environmentally friendly. Energy-efficiency of housing can also be stimulated by removing disincentives for renovations.
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