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OPINION: Carbon tariffs are not about Australia

Wednesday 24 Feb 21 12:00pm

Australis'a mining industry will be 'disadvantaged' by carbon tariffs


By  JOHN QUIGGIN | Reports that Britainís prime minister ,Boris Johnson, is considering calling for carbon border levies at the G7 summit to be held in London in June have produced a predictable reaction from the Australian government.

The levies would impose tariffs on carbon-intensive goods from countries such as Australia that havenít adopted a carbon price or a 2050 net-zero emissions target.

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