Category Archives: Flexible pollution fees

The poor can be better off on a green planet

We have heard it said many times: “raising prices on things that hurt the environment hurts vulnerable people“. But does that have to be so? Dr Gazzani’s recent [..]

Flexible pollution fees, General, Latest news

WEBINAR: Safeguarding low income groups through green transition with fiscal reform

DATE: 8th AprilTIME: 15:00-16:10 Central European time (Stockholm, Amsterdam)SUBJECT: Fiscal reform to safeguard the most vulnerable during green transitionMAIN SPEAKER: Dr. Flavio Gazzani, University of Rome and TSSEF [..]

Events, Flexible pollution fees, General

This year’s Stipendium 2019 Awarded to Dr. Flavio Gazzani, University of Rome

This year’s stipendium went to a researcher in Italy, Dr. Flavio Gazzani.

Energy and Economy, Flexible pollution fees, General, Sustainable development

Canada’s new carbon tax in line with TSSEF mechanisms

CANADA: A carbon surcharge tax that actually increases disposable income is being introduced starting spring January 2019. According to a report on the Guardian Website, the tax will [..]

Flexible pollution fees, Instruments, Latest news

Swedish Climate Parliament calls for a true carbon budget

Just as budgets steer every household and every corporation, so should every nation signed up to the Paris Agreement be steered by a carbon budget.  This carbon budget [..]

Energy and Economy, Flexible pollution fees, General, Instruments

Urgent Environmental Fiscal Reform needed for fossil fuel and nitrogen

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 [..]

Flexible pollution fees, General, Latest news

Money and markets can truly serve human values and the Earth

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 [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible pollution fees, General, Latest news, The money system

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 pollution 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 pollution 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 pollution fees, General, Instruments, Natural resources and economy, Video