Greener imports: Environmental Audit Committee calls for 'coordinated' carbon border tariff approach

Cecilia Keating
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A carbon border adjustment mechanism would see carbon produced on imported goods taxed | Credit: iStock
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A carbon border adjustment mechanism would see carbon produced on imported goods taxed | Credit: iStock

MPs claim pros of carbon border adjustment mechanism outweigh cons, arguing that putting a price on imports could play a major role in reducing the UK's consumption emissions

MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee have urged the UK government to start work on a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) that could ensure goods imported to the UK face a price on their carbon...

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