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A Clean Canada in a Dirty World: The Cost of Climate-Related Border Measures

Benjamin Dachis ()

No 90, e-briefs from C.D. Howe Institute

Abstract: As 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.

Keywords: economic growth and innovation; carbon tarriff; greenhouse gas reduction; WTO (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q38 O24 O38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 6 pages
Date: 2009-12
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Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, December 2009

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