UBC Law hosted international conference on environmental taxation

UBC Faculty of Law hosted the 13th Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation, which brought in over 50 speakers from nearly 20 countries. These experts presented on the barriers and the opportunities for environmental taxation, with an emphasis on the potential of this type of taxation to prompt technological innovation.

A highlight of this year’s conference was a panel discussion on the B.C. Carbon Tax. Panelists included representatives from the European Environment Agency, UBC Department of Political Science, The British Columbia Climate Action, and the University of Ottawa Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

For more information, visit http://www.law.ubc.ca/news/2012/sept/09_26_12_cget.html.