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The CBAM Effect: the world's response to the EU’s climate stick

24 May 2022 - 15:45

The EU is currently in the process of legislating for a levy on carbon-heavy imports. The so-called Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will affect goods imports for a number of industrial sectors. This will be the first EU policy to explicitly affect industry emissions in third countries, rather than emissions only from industries within the EU.

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