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Exclusive: Tax can and must be used to tackle climate change, says Michael Jacobs

21 October 2011

Salman Shaheen

Michael Jacobs was former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s special adviser on the environment and is now a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. In an exclusive interview with Salman Shaheen of International Tax Review, Jacobs discusses his time formulating environmental tax policy at 10 Downing Street, the role tax can play in tackling climate change and just what he thinks of the new government’s record.



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