Economics Explored

Carbon border taxes

Episode Summary

The European Union intends to impose a carbon border tax and the US is also considering one. What's the justification for a carbon border tax and what could it mean for international trade?

Episode Notes

A conversation regarding the European Union's proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), a.k.a. a carbon border tax, between show host Gene Tunny and his colleague Ben Scott, Research Officer at Adept Economics.

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