Support in Dutch newspaper
May 23, an article in support of Ex'tax appeared in Dutch national newspaper NRC. The authors, Jan Paul van Soest and Frans Rooijers state that the price of fossil fuels should include the external costs (such as health effects, climate change, biodiversity loss). Subsidies for renewables will then become redundant and the revenues can be used to lower labour taxes.
Full article (in Dutch): Overheid stimuleert gebruik fossiele energie
NRC Handelsblad, May 23, 2015.