Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: Volume IV: International and Comparative Perspectives by Kurt Deketelaere

Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: Volume IV: International and Comparative Perspectives

EditorKurt Deketelaere, Janet E. Milne, Lawrence A. Kreiser

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Volume 4 in the Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation series provides a peer-reviewed selection of papers on environmental taxation written by experts from around the world. Selected from papers delivered at the Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, they cover the theory ofenvironmental taxation, countries' experiences of specific environmental taxes, proposed environmental taxes, and evaluations of the role of taxation compared with other environmental instruments. The book provides an interdisciplinary approach to environmental taxation, drawing on the fields ofeconomics, law, political science, and accounting. Each volume in the series reflects the theme of the conference from which the papers are drawn, as well as other broader themes. Volume 4 will focus on the role of taxation in promoting renewable energy, but also includes a number of papers onother topics related to environmental taxation. Written predominantly by academics, the papers provide in-depth analysis that will provide a valuable resource to people interested in environmental taxation.

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Kurt Deketelaere is Full Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Environmental and Energy Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Leuven (Leuven, Belgium). He is also the expert-senior legal adviser at the Private Office of the Flemish Minister for Environment and Energy, and Visiting Professor of Law at the European...

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Title:Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: Volume IV: International and Comparative PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.57 inPublished:July 5, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PART I: LEGAL ISSUES1. David G. Duff and Andrew J. Green: Wind Power in Canada2. Jose Juan Gonzalez M.: Legal mechanisms to promote the use of renewable sources of energy in Mexico: The role of taxation3. Abdul Haseeb Ansari: Tax incentives to renewable energy sources in Malaysia: A critical appraisal4. Kai Schlegelmilch: Introducing a Kerosene Tax: Attitudes of European and Other Countries and New Legal Possibilities of the EU Energy Tax Directive5. Janet E. Milne: Violating the Polluter-Pays Principle? Two Case Studies of United States Tax Incentives for Alternative Energy6. Rowena Cantley-Smith: Environmental Regulation of Australian Energy Markets: Are Mandatory Renewable Targets Effective in reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions?7. Claudia Dias Soares: The case of renewable energy sources in the European Union: Between market liberalization and public intervention8. Kenneth R. Richards: Environmental Taxes in the United States9. Willemien du Plessis: Recent Developments in the Use of Environmental and Energy Taxes in South Africa10. Denise D. Fort: The Use of Environmental Taxes as a Water Management Strategy11. Anna Mortimore: Australia's greenhouse measures provide the answer to reducing greenhouse gas emissions - the alternative to 'environmentally related taxes'?12. Pedro M. Herrera, Pablo Chico and Amparo Grau: Taxation of Energy-Related Risk Activities13. Natalie P. Stoianoff and Andrew H. Kelly: Conserving Native Vegetation on Private Land: Subsidising Sustainable Use of Biodiversity?PART II: ECONOMIC ISSUES14. Mikael Skou Andersen: External effects from power production and the treatment of wind energy (and other renewables) in the Danish energy taxation system15. Larry Kreiser, Hans Sprohge, Julsuchada Sirisom and Bill Butcher: Considerations Against Tax Incentives for Energy from Open-Loop Biomass16. Michael Kohlhaas and Stefan Bach: The effect of special provisions in the framework of energy taxes on the environmental effectiveness - The case of Germany17. Vojtech Maca, Hana Foltynova and J. Bruha: Tackling the growth in international road haulage using economic instruments: A case of the Czech Republic18. Stefan Weishaar: CO2 emission allowance allocation mechanisms, allocative efficiency and the environmentPART III: ENVIRONMENTAL OR ENERGY ISSUES19. Patrik Soderholm and Kristina Ek: The Political Economy of Integrating Markets for Tradable Renewable Energy Credits: Lessons from the Swedish-Norwegian Case20. Karolien Verhaegen, Leonardo Meeus and Ronnie Belmans: Towards an international certificate system - The stimulating example of Belgium21. Anselm Gorres and Jacqueline Cottrell: Green Subsidies: Politically popular, economically costly, environmentally ambiguousPART IV: POLITICAL OR SOCIOLOGICAL ISSUES22. Julie A. Lockhart: Environmental taxation: a tool to advance eco-justice?23. Rahmat Tavallali and Paul Lee: Tax incentives Policy for Fuel Efficiency: Does It Really Work?24. Patrik Soderholm and Anna Christiernsson: Environmental Taxation of Fertilizers in Europe: Policy Design, Outcome and Future Potential25. Amy Taylor, Matthew Bramley and Mark Winfield: Government Spending on Canada's Oil and Gas industry: Undermining Canada's Kyoto Commitments