Category Archives: Flexible emission fees

US Council promotes mechanism for Carbon Dividend plan similar to TSSEF’s proposal

The New York times from 8th Feb 2017  carries an article announcing a carbon dividend plan put forward by leading Republicans including James A. Baker III, Treasury secretary [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, General

Did we save the environment AND the economy? Simulation results.

Stockholm 22 October, 2015: A group of about 15 economics and environmentally-engaged professionals met to participate in the Foundation’s first public simulation of dividend-bearing pollutant fees. The idea is [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Latest news

Playing with pollution: an introduction to the simulation

This short (3,5 minutes) video explains what goes on in the Foundation’s simulation and business game, designed to increase understanding of economic measures to stimulate pollution reduction. The [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Natural resources and economy, Video

An energy descent framework for COP21 in Paris

In the run-up to the climate talks in Paris, November 2015, the world economy seems to have hit a predicament: restricting fossil fuel burning at a time when [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Energy and Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Green economy viewpoint, Latest news

Presentation of fiscal approaches to circular economy

Stephen Hinton was invited to present how fiscal reform could drive a circular economy and help relieve the Baltic Sea of its nutrient burden. This is a longer [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Dealing with three potential pollutants could usher in the circular economy

This presentation from Stephen Hinton explains how financial instruments applied rigorously to just three potential pollutants could bring in the circular economy.

Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Briefing: an introduction to Environmental Fiscal Reform

Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR) has been championed by the OECD since the beginning of this century and by among others the International Monetary Fund (see this link). EFR, [..]

Briefing papers, Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news

Simulation demos Environmental Fiscal Reform at European Phosphorus Conference

BERLIN 5 MARCH 2015: As an extra attraction at the 2nd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC2), The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation (TSSEF.SE) presented a shortened version of its [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

VIDEO: Fiscal reform brings emissions into line while keeping economy stable

This video explains the monetary system in simple terms. It demonstrates how to use points in the system to control its overall functioning. It shows how it is [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Flexible emission fees, Latest news, Video

Workshop: Simulating how the market based instrument flexible fees works

Aligning economic policy to physical constraints and people’s needs Length: 0.5-2 days Purpose: to simulate how flexible fees stimulate the circular economy to develop, giving you insights into [..]

Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news