Making trade work for climate

Source: Business standard Relevance: On Carbon border tax and its impact Synopsis: An analysis of the complexities involved in dealing with climate change via measures like carbon border tax. Context The European Union’s (EU’s) plan for a carbon border tax (CBT) —that is, duty on imported goods like aluminium, steel, cement, and electricity from countries… Continue reading Making trade work for climate

Climate based protectionism: Green Public Procurement can incentivise public sector to eliminate polluting tech

Source: Down to Earth Relevance: Tackling Climate Change Through Innovative Methodologies Synopsis: In June 2021, the European Parliament signed the first dedicated Climate Law. There are some problematic or protectionist provisions in the law, but it is still considered as a step in the right direction to tackle the issue of climate change. Till now… Continue reading Climate based protectionism: Green Public Procurement can incentivise public sector to eliminate polluting tech