A Clean Canada in a Dirty World: The Cost of Climate-Related Border Measures
AbstractAs the federal government weighs policy options for reducing greenhouse gases, the question arises as to how to treat imported goods from countries with less stringent emission targets. One policy option is to impose a “carbon tariff” on imported goods from those countries.
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Length: 6 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2009
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economic growth and innovation; carbon tarriff; greenhouse gas reduction; WTO;
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- NEP-ENV-2010-01-16 (Environmental Economics)
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