Taxing Climate-Harming Imports is Hard. Here's One Approch
A story in E&E News dives into a new study by RFF scholars on how to create border taxes between countries that haven't established a carbon price.
"As more world leaders consider levying border taxes on climate-damaging goods, a new study looks at ways it can be done in countries — including the United States — that haven’t established a domestic market for carbon emissions...
A 12-page study published last week by Resources for the Future, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington, offered a road map for how U.S. officials might craft a border tax without relying on an internal market for carbon emissions."
William A. Pizer
Billy Pizer is Vice President for Research and Policy Engagement at RFF. Previously, he was the Susan B. King Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.