Environmental Effects of Carbon Taxes: A Review and Case Study

  title={Environmental Effects of Carbon Taxes: A Review and Case Study},
  author={Zheng Li and Junjing Zhao},
A carbon tax imposes additional costs on emission-intensive fuels so as to reduce emissions. The primary aim of this paper is to investigate the environmental effects of carbon taxes. First, this paper reviews existing studies which evaluated the effects of carbon taxes on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for different countries. The review shows that carbon taxation is an effective instrument to reduce CO2 emissions. Then, Transportation and Environment Strategy Impact Simulator (TRESIS) is used… Expand

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