Effects of an environmental tax on meat and dairy consumption in Sweden

  title={Effects of an environmental tax on meat and dairy consumption in Sweden},
  author={Sarah S{\"a}ll and Ing-Marie Gren},
  journal={Food Policy},
This study evaluated the environmental impacts of introducing an environmental tax on meat and dairy consumption in Sweden. Three meat products (beef, pork and chicken), four dairy products (milk, fermented products, cream and cheese) and four pollutants generating environmental damage (greenhouse gases (GHG), nitrogen, ammonia and phosphorus) were included in the analysis. The unit tax applied corresponded to between 8.9% and 33.3% of the respective price per kg product in 2009. Consumer… 
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