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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Green Fiscal Reform for a Sustainable Future: Reform, Innovation and Renewable Energy

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Edited by: Natalie P. Stoianoff, Larry Kreiser, Bill Butcher, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor

ISBN13: 9781786431189
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £75.00

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This timely book focuses on achieving a sustainable future through the reform of green fiscal policy. Green fiscal policies help not only provide the needed financing but may also serve the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015. In this volume environmental tax experts review the development of fiscal carbon policy, consider the impact of green taxation on trade and competition, analyse the lessons learned from national experiences with fuel and energy pricing, and evaluate a variety of green economic instruments.

A comprehensive range of green economic instruments is evaluated, covering emissions trading schemes, energy tax systems, global natural resource consumption taxes and fiscal intervention. The contributions from leading environmental taxation scholars consider thought-provoking innovations in policy and law to deal with climate change and explore a range of fiscal strategies designed to mitigate the negative and maximise the positive effects of a carbon economy.This is a vital reference work for students and academics in environmental law, economics and sustainability, and will serve as an excellent guide for policy makers and those involved in fiscal reform.

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Environmental Law

Part I Fiscal Carbon Policy Development
1. A Good F.A.C.T. For Climate Change MitigationCristina Brandimarte
2. Tax Credit Hypothesis to Coordinate EU - ETS And EU Energy Tax SystemLorenzo del Federico and Silvia Giorgi
3. Carbon Policy in Australia - A Political HistoryEvgeny Guglyuvatyy and Natalie P. Stoianoff
4. The Latest Trends in the Greening of the Energy and Vehicle Tax Systems in Japan and Comparison with EU CountriesAya Naito and Yuko Motoki

Part II Trade, Taxation and Sustainability
5. CO2 in GoodsAgime Gerbeti
6. The Global Natural Resource Consumption TaxSally-Ann Joseph
7. Potential Environmental Impacts of the Australia-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Fiscal InterventionSeck L. Tan
8. The Impact of Environmental Taxes on Enterprise Behavior and Competitiveness - Taking China's Iron and Steel Enterprises as an ExampleJian Wu, Xiao Wang and Zhe Yang

Part III National Experiences with Fuel and Energy Pricing
9. Distributional Effects of Motor Fuel Taxation in the Czech RepublicJan Bruha, Hana Bruhova-Foltynova and Vitezslav Pisa
10. Renewable Electricty Support in the EU - What Lessons Can Be Learned?Claudia Kettner and Daniela Kletzan-Slamanig
11. Protecting Australian Gas Resource and the Need to Reserve and Promote the Use of Natural Gas for Australian IndustriesPrafula Pearce

Part IV Evaluating Green Economic Instruments
12. The Australian Renewable Energy Target Scheme: A Case Study of the Impact of Uncertainty on a Market Based Mechanism.David Leary
13. Economic Instruments in Pollution Law in New South Wales, Australia: A Case for Greater Use and RefinementSarah Wright