Environmental Tax

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Environmental Tax
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Last Edit Date 2018-06-29

Environmental Tax means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Environmental tax is a tax intended to promote environmentally sustainable activities via economic incentives. (1)

An environmental tax is a tax whose base is a physical unit (or a proxy of a physical unit) of something that has a proven, specific negative impact on the environment. (2)

(1) EU; 2011, Let’s speak sustainable construction Multilingual Glossary, http://www.eesc.europa.eu/resources/docs/eesc-2011-01-en-fr-de-es.pdf; (2) eurostat.eu, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/environment/environmental-taxes