Trade Policy and Climate Change: Options for a European Border Adjustment Measure

on January 20th, 2009 | Ecology, Growth

In November 2006, the French government announced the concept of introducing a carbon tax (so called CO2 tax) on imports originating from countries refusing to commit to the Kyoto Protocol. The French initiative stems from the fact that non-compliance with the Kyoto Protocol leads to a competitive disadvantage that would adversely affect European exports. This […]

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