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EU policymakers who are serious about the possibility of a border tax adjustment tariff to penalise countries which do not care about climate change, should have a look at the recent report of the United States Council for International Business (USCIB). The study indicates that such measures can be justified before the World Trade Organisation.… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

Professor Michael K Dorsey (Dartmouth College) questions the market-based solutions to climate change in a recent article published in Foreign Policy in Focus. Under the provocative title “Green Market Hustlers“, Dorsey tries to prove that “neither cap-and-trade nor its other market-based ilk will bring us back from the edge. Indeed, the market approaches and the… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer