The Fiscal and regulatory challenges of managing sinks, with a focus on Australia

Patricia Blazey

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    Abstract

    Failure of Kyoto Protocol to include deforestation and carbon sinks in a climate where deforestation is rising annually. the current Protocol limits the inclusion of sinks to LULUCF activities post 1990 and thereby neglects the inclusion of the worlds major forests. Tax incentives in Australia are critically assessed for post 1990 plantations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCritical issues in environmental taxation
    Subtitle of host publicationinternational and comparative perspectives
    EditorsJacqueline Cottrell, Milne, Janet E., Hope Ashiabor, Larry Kreiser, Kurt Deketelaere
    Place of PublicationOxford ; New York
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Pages773-789
    Number of pages17
    Volume6
    ISBN (Print)9780199577989
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Keywords

    • deforestation
    • Kyoto protocol
    • LULUCF
    • carbon sinks
    • tax advantages for post 1990 plantations

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