Russia scraps carbon tax plans after industry pushback

Published 15:48 on October 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:22 on September 15, 2020  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, International, Paris Article 6  /  No Comments

Russia has dropped plans to introduce a carbon tax for major emitters, local media reported Thursday, electing instead to merely measure their carbon output.

*A previous version of this article erroneously said that the original economy ministry plan had wanted to introduce an emissions trading scheme in 2025.*

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