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Climate: the EU adopts a “carbon tax” at the borders to green its industrial imports – World Today

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The European Parliament and EU member states announced on Tuesday that they had adopted an unprecedented mechanism aimed at greening industrial imports from Europe by charging for the carbon emissions linked to their production.

Commonly called “carbon border tax” although it is not a tax as such, this system will subject imports in several sectors (steel, aluminum, cement, fertilizers, electricity, but also hydrogen) to environmental standards. of the EU, they said in two separate statements.



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