Comhar Sustainable Development Council, in collaboration with the
European Environment Agency, UCD Earth Sciences Institute, Smart Taxes
and Feasta organised a Stakeholder Conference on
Environmental Tax Reform on Friday 29th October 2010.
Venue: Clarion Hotel, IFSC, Dublin 1
The day was opened by John Gormley, TD, Irish Minister for Environment,
Heritage and Local Government, and also included Jacqui McGlade,
Director of EEA, on perspectives for greening our economy with
environmental tax reform, Paul Ekins (UCL) on the potential role of
ETR in financial crisis, Thomas Conefrey and Sean Lyons (ESRI)
re-visiting the impacts of the carbon tax in …
This short paper suggests that Ireland should reduce its road transport emissions using Cap and Share, as a more focussed alternative to a carbon tax. The advantages of using this approach are included below or you can download the entire paper.
A new issue of the Feasta Review was published in November 2004. "The aim of the Review is to present in a permanent form some of the thinking that has been going on in the Feasta network since the previous one appeared" says John Jopling, who edited it with Richard Douthwaite. "It is three years since the last issue and there's a lot to report."