Environmental Taxation in China and Asia-Pacific contains an integrated set of detailed chapters providing insights and analysis on how fiscal policy can be used to achieve environmental sustainability. Highly topical chapters include energy tax policy in China, environmental fiscal reform, carbon tax policy in northeast Asia and environmental taxation strategies in China, Asia and Australia, as well as many other relevant topics. Written by distinguished environmental taxation scholars from around the world, the emphasis of this book is on finding solutions to environmental problems which merit serious consideration by policy makers as well as academics in environmental law and other academic disciplines.
Pt. I ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION STRATEGIES IN CHINA -- 1.Greening the dragon: energy tax policy in China / Walter Wang -- 2.Policy design of environmental tax in China / Yajuan Ren -- 3.Lagging behind or catching up? A comparison of Chinese and European environmentally related taxes / Jing Cao -- 4.Assessment of fiscal intervention measures in China: perspectives from environmental macroeconomics / Dodo J. Thampapillai -- 5.Study on the design of wastewater environmental tax in China: from wastewater pollutant discharge fee to environmental tax / Feng Long -- Pt. II ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION STRATEGIES IN ASIA -- 6.Selling climate change mitigation measures: the co-benefits of environmental fiscal reform / Jacqueline Cottrell -- 7.Carbon tax policy progress in north-east Asia / Tomohiro Shishime -- 8.Approaching environmental fee to plastic bag waste management in Ho Chi Minh City supermarkets / Nguyen Thi Hai Yen -- Pt. III ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES TO REDUCE VEHICLE EMISSIONS IN ASIA-PACIFIC -- 9.Mandating emission targets can significantly reduce road transport emissions in Australia / Anna Mortimore -- 10.Enhancing green tax measures concerning energy use in Hong Kong / Yuzhu Lu -- 11.Prospects of South African vehicle emissions tax reducing CO2 emissions / Gerhard Nienaber -- 12.Australian tax reform for sustainable transportation / Prafula Pearce -- Pt. IV ENVIRONMENTAL TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA -- 13.The political economy of Australia's proposed resource rent taxation regime / Moira Saccasan -- 14.Australia's proposals to tax coal super profits: a cautionary tale for the environment / Bill Butcher.