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.

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Aug. 2, 2021

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"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."

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