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.Read more
Environmental outcomes, including greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation, are aggravated by the central role played by fossil fuels and uneven enforcement of existing laws and regulations. Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by further developing clean power, especially geothermal.Read more
Firms do not all compete on a level playing field, which has created imbalances and put pressure on environmental resources.Read more
|Do environmental policies matter for productivity growth?
This study identifies and analyses some key challenges that OECD and partner economies may face over the coming 50 years if underlying global trends relating to growth, trade, inequality and environmental pressures prevail.
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