Keywords: environmental taxes, energy taxes, CO&, lt, SUB align=, right&, gt, 2 taxes, transition costs, crowding out, tax harmonisation
Fundamental problems in taxing energy, a comment on Leif Muten's paper
Comments on climate policy costs, transition costs and long-term social costs. Possibilities and limitations for reducing transition costs. The room for manoeuvre in national taxation policies and the risks of crowding out. Market driven harmonisation of industrial energy taxes.