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Category Archives: Flexible emission fees
The topic of OECD policy discussions since the early 2000s, EFR, Environmental Fiscal Reform – a shift in economic policies to incentivize businesses to stay within ecological boundaries [..]
Money and markets are powerful tools in developing our world, most would agree. But many have experienced negative effects in their application; including environmental degradation, unequal distribution and [..]
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 [..]
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 [..]
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 [..]
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 [..]
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 [..]
This presentation from Stephen Hinton explains how financial instruments applied rigorously to just three potential pollutants could bring in the circular economy.
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, [..]
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 [..]