The effect of using consumption taxes on foods to promote climate friendly diets – The case of Denmark

@article{Edjabou2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of using consumption taxes on foods to promote climate friendly diets – The case of Denmark},
  author={Louise Dyhr Edjabou and Sinne Smed},
  journal={Food Policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={84-96}
}
The distributional and nutritional impacts and mitigation potential of emission-based food taxes in the UK
Agriculture and food production are responsible for a substantial proportion of greenhouse gas emissions. An emission based food tax has been proposed as one option to reduce food related emissions.
Environmental, Nutritional and Welfare Effects of Introducing a Carbon Tax on Food Products in Spain
Current dietary habits contribute immensely to climate change as a result of the large amount of greenhouse gas production. Demand-side measures have been proved to be efficient to reduce greenhouse
We Should Focus on Food Consumption to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agriculture
Achieving the transition to a sustainable global food and agricultural system will require a shift in the pattern of production and consumption from commodities that generate substantial emissions of
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSUMPTION TAXES ON ANIMAL FOOD PRODUCTS TO MITIGATE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION
Livestock cause around 10% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union. Despite the large quantities, no economic policy is in place to reduce emissions from the sector. In this
Hunger for meat: can animal protein-based taxation reverse the trend?
Climate change is in the agenda of food policy. Livestock is recognized to be by far the biggest contributor to food-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE). This article examines the potential
Simulating the Impact of Carbon Taxes on Greenhouse Gas Emission and Nutrition in the UK
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with food consumption have become particularly pertinent issues given recent warnings that the planet recently has experienced its hottest year. One way
How does Carbon Pricing Matter for a Climate-friendly Food Consumption?
From the climate change perspective, carbon taxation is a major option for emissions mitigation, and it relies on carbon pricing. This article designs several carbon taxation scenarios at the
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 37 REFERENCES
Greenhouse gas taxes on animal food products: rationale, tax scheme and climate mitigation effects
Agriculture is responsible for 25–30% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but has thus far been largely exempted from climate policies. Because of high monitoring costs and
Climate benefits of changing diet
Climate change mitigation policies tend to focus on the energy sector, while the livestock sector receives surprisingly little attention, despite the fact that it accounts for 18% of the greenhouse
Environmental Improvement Potentials of Meat and Dairy Products
The report is a scientific contribution to the European Commission's Integrated Product Policy framework, which seeks to minimise the environmental degradation caused throughout the life cycle of
Financial penalties on foods: the fat tax in Denmark
Summary This paper summarises the recently introduced fat tax in Denmark, which came into force on 1 October 2012, and discusses some of the consequences of introducing the tax. Furthermore, this
...
...