Assessing the impact on chronic disease of incorporating the societal cost of greenhouse gases into the price of food: an econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study

@inproceedings{Briggs2013AssessingTI,
  title={Assessing the impact on chronic disease of incorporating the societal cost of greenhouse gases into the price of food: an econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study},
  author={Adam D M Briggs and Ariane Kehlbacher and Richard Tiffin and Tara Garnett and Mike Rayner and Peter Scarborough},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES To model the impact on chronic disease of a tax on UK food and drink that internalises the wider costs to society of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to estimate the potential revenue. DESIGN An econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study. SETTING The UK. PARTICIPANTS The UK adult population. INTERVENTIONS Two tax scenarios are modelled: (A) a tax of £2.72/tonne carbon dioxide equivalents (tCO2e)/100 g product applied to all food and drink groups with above… CONTINUE READING
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