France’s Macron calls for EU-wide ‘just and significant’ carbon price, border tax

Published 16:32 on September 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:38 on September 26, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said the EU needs a 'just and significant' bloc-wide minimum CO2 price because existing rates are too low to facilitate the shift to a low-carbon economy, adding that the EU should also impose a border carbon tax to protect industry.

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said the EU needs a ‘just and significant’ bloc-wide minimum CO2 price because existing rates are too low to facilitate the shift to a low-carbon economy, adding that the EU should also impose a border carbon tax to protect industry.

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