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 S. Smed},
  journal={Food Policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={84-96}
}
  • Louise Dyhr Edjabou, S. Smed
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Food Policy
  • Agriculture is responsible for 17–35% of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions with livestock production contributing by approximately 18–22% of global emissions. Due to high monitoring costs and low technical potential for emission reductions, a tax on consumption may be a more efficient policy instrument to decrease emissions from agriculture than a tax based directly on emissions from production. In this study, we look at the effect of internalising the social costs of greenhouse gas… CONTINUE READING
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