Can EU’s new industrial strategy accelerate Germany’s green transition?

By |marec 11th, 2020|Agora Energiewende, carbon border tax, Carbon pricing, Economy, Energy transition, EU industrial strategy, Germany, Green hydrogen, Industrial Policy, News, Peter Altmaier, steel industry|

With its new industrial strategy, the European Commission wants to promote climate-friendly innovations, unlocking billions in investment into clean technologies. However, it remains unclear how companies will be supported in the transition. EURACTIV G...

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Brussels’ anti-climate-dumping tool in the spotlight

By |februar 28th, 2020|carbon border tax, Kadri Simson, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Phil Hogan, Thierry Breton|

EU trade and industry ministers weighed into a discussion on a carbon border tax on Thursday (27 February), as the bloc’s internal market chief said the tariff will be ready to deploy “as soon as possible”.

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Lawmakers pressure Paris to do more for EU budget

By |februar 11th, 2020|Brexit, carbon border tax, EU budget, EU budget 2021-2027, France, friends of cohesion, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, plastics tax, Renew|

MEPs in charge of negotiating the EU's next seven-year budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), came to Paris to seek France's support before the start of decisive talks on the future European budget. EURACTIV France reports.

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Busoi MEP: EU’s industrial strategy must be ‘in total accordance’ with Green Deal

By |januar 29th, 2020|carbon border tax, Cristian Busoi, Industrial Policy, News, Thierry Breton|

Cristian Bușoi, the chair of the European Parliament’s industry and energy committee, says MEPs are eager for a far-reaching strategy from the European Commission.

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EU could use carbon border tax against Brexit Britain, warns MEP

By |januar 28th, 2020|carbon border tax, News, Pascal Canfin|

The EU could deploy a carbon border tax against the UK after Brexit, according to the head of the European Parliament’s environment committee, if Westminster diverges from bloc rules on issues like carbon markets.

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The case for a border carbon tax as an own resource to the EU budget

By |januar 21st, 2020|carbon border tax, Climate Change, EU budget 2021-2027, European Green Deal, Just Transition Fund, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, Von der Leyen Commission|

To deliver on the flagship European Green Deal, there is a need to introduce a new source of revenues for the EU budget under the form of carbon tax, writes Ivailo Kalfin.

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‘Jury is still out’ on EU’s carbon border tax, Hogan says

By |januar 20th, 2020|BusinessEurope, carbon border tax, News|

The European Commission will not reveal its approach on the EU’s proposed carbon border tax until late 2020 or early 2021, when it concludes a detailed feasibility analysis, said Phil Hogan, the EU’s trade commissioner.

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EU carbon border tax cheaper and fairer than French energy levy, says report

By |januar 9th, 2020|carbon border tax, carbon market, climate, Emmanuel Macron, energy contribution, EU Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission's carbon border tax proposal would have a small impact on French households, unlike the country's own proposal to tax energy which prompted the birth of the 'gilets jaunes' movement. EURACTIV France reports.

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Why Europe should champion a carbon border tax

By |november 22nd, 2019|carbon border tax, Carbon tariff, emission trading scheme, News, steel industry|

Building a carbon wall around Europe is instrumental to the success of the European Green Deal, and the EU should move forward without delay, argues Auke Lont.

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US Paris Agreement withdrawal prompts new thinking on how to exert pressure

By |november 6th, 2019|car exports, carbon border tax, EU-US trade relations, News, Paris Climate Agreement, trade wars, withdrawal|

America's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord might only be temporary if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020. The effect on trade policy could be significant in the meantime. EURACTIV France reports.

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