Texas Tech University

The urge to complicate and climatize trade policy


April 12, 2021

MSN - As part of its emerging plan to act to address climate change, the Biden administration is considering a novel and unproven trade barrier called a carbon border adjustment. Rather than imposing a tariff based on the value of a product, a carbon border adjustment would be levied based on the amount of carbon emissions used to produce it.

The author of this article, Timothy Fitzgerald, is an associate professor in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University.

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