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Exempting Industry from Carbon Pricing Would Increase the Cost of GHG Emissions Mitigation by 50%

7:44 AM MDT | September 18, 2009 | Alex Scott in Paris

Exempting energy-intensive industries, including the chemicals sector, from paying for the cost of carbon emissions would increase the overall cost of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission cuts by a half, according to a report published today by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris). The data finding has significant implications for the industry and for policy makers ahead of the Copenhagen climate summit negotiations in December. OECD’s report, named The Economics of Climate Change provides policy makers with a clear set of...

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