Call for Tender on "Study on assessing the environmental fiscal reform potential for the EU-28": closing date: 23/04/2015. For more information and to download the tender documents or submit a question concerning this call for tender please go to the following e-tendering link.
New studies strengthen the case for boosting flood protection and switching to greener taxes
Two studies published by the European Commission on 3 March 2014 show how environment policy can spur economic growth by boosting flood protection and making more of a switch to greener taxes. One produces more evidence about the overall economic benefits from timely investment in defences against flooding, and the other highlights the advantages of moving the tax burden away from labour and towards resource use and pollution.