In edition 84 of the December 2018 Tax Justice Network’s monthly podcast/radio show, the Taxcast: time’s running out to tackle the climate crisis facing us all. We look at environmental taxes and making them fair, speaking to the authors of new report A Climate of Fairness: Environmental Taxation and Tax Justice in Developing Countries
Plus: we discuss the gilets jaunes in France, a movement that’s been widely reported as being anti-green taxes, but is in fact born from wider desperation for their ‘let them eat cake’ President Macron to reverse a series of policies that have worsened inequality in the country. We give Monsieur le President a lesson in how not to implement an environmental tax…
Tatiana Falcão and Jacqueline Cottrell, authors of the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation report A Climate of Fairness: Environmental Taxation and Tax Justice in Developing Countries (details below) and John Christensen of the Tax Justice Network. Produced and presented by Naomi Fowler, also of the Tax Justice Network.