The Threat of Pollution Tariffs Economists Warn of a Climate Trade War

These days, screwing with the environment could cost you: The failed summit in Copenhagen has spawned the idea for a carbon surcharge in global trade. Just how serious are the threats from Western politicians against China & Co.? International lawyers and environmental economists are skeptical.
Chinese workers welding steel at a construction site.

Chinese workers welding steel at a construction site.

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