Forget carbon tariffs: Existing trade policies give dirty industries a boost

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 22:30 in Earth & Climate

In the United States and around the globe, products produced by “dirty” or high-carbon-emitting industries are facing significantly lower import taxes than their cleaner counterparts, finds a new paper from the University of California, Berkeley. Fixing this “environmental bias” in trade policy could significantly lower global carbon emissions, while having little impact on overall global income, argues […]

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