Tax increase is not the answer when we need more power
Gunnar S. Eskeland: Experience, intuition and analysis indicate that tax relief will lead to investment and an increase in supply - also of renewable energy. So why propose tax increases both in general and for renewable energy now?
The politicians do not propose environmental taxes, and the reason must be that they would rather have money and power than nature. Environmental values can be protected without environmental taxes, but these taxes mean that it will cost us more power or money, Gunnar S. Eskeland writes.
His feature article Økt skatt er ikke svaret når vi trenger mer kraft (in Norwegian) was published in Dagens Næringsliv on 31 October, 2022.