Low fuel taxes encourage fuel use and fuel tourism in Austria. Bringing fuel prices to the levels of its neighbours and phasing out tax breaks for CO2-emitting company cars would help Austria to meet targets for greenhouse gas reductions.Read more
New Zealand faces difficult climate change challenges because of the high share of its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions coming from agriculture.Read more
Carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by improving and extending the railway system. Tax rates on diesel are below the ones on gasoline in terms of carbon dioxide emissions and should be aligned to reflect environmental damage.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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