Climate Change

Op-Ed

A Thoughtless Tax

Authors: Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya
The Times of India

Proposals that any carbon tax in developing countries which falls below the one in the developed countries should be offset through other means like border taxes spring from fears that have no basis in economic analysis, write Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya.

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Backgrounder

Copenhagen's Many Agendas

Author: Toni Johnson

The UN conference on climate change that begins December 7 in Copenhagen is supposed to produce new targets for emissions reductions, but experts say major countries are at odds on the ultimate goal of a new framework. This backgrounder looks at some of their positions.

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