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US raises concerns over Europe's planned carbon 'border tax'
Across the Atlantic, US climate envoy John Kerry warned in March that the EU levy should be envisaged only as a last resort measure, saying: "It does have serious implications for economies, and for relationships, and trade."
France sceptical about extending carbon pricing to buildings, transport
Do not make the mistake of extending the carbon market to heating hydrocarbon fuel. We experienced it in France, it gave us the Yellow Vests," warned Pascal Canfin, the chair of the European Parliament's environment committee, who called the proposed reform "politically suicidal".
by Cat on Sun Jul 18th, 2021 at 06:31:15 PM EST
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