Policy briefing: the carbon border tax

A key promise made by incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, a carbon border tax would protect EU industries producing goods in a less carbon intensive way than their international competitors. ENDS takes a look at what the proposal might mean in practice.

by Simon Pickstone
Border tax: could initially apply to a small number of emission-heavy industrial sectors
Border tax: could initially apply to a small number of emission-heavy industrial sectors

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