Economic policies to foster green growth

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  • Economic Survey of Japan 2015 OECD対日審査報告書2015年版

    The carbon intensity of Japan’s energy mix increased sharply following the 2011 nuclear accident.. Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions should be achieved by placing a price on carbon through an emissions trading system or a carbon tax.

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  • Economic Survey of France 2015

    France should pursue the development of an efficient environmental tax system, by aligning the tax structure for fossil fuels with their carbon emissions and other externalities.

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  • Economic Survey of Luxembourg 2015

    Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by continued investment in public transport infrastructure, using the receipts from fuel taxation. Taxes on petrol and diesel should be increased so as to gradually eliminate price differentials with neighbouring countries.

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