About: Carbon Leakage

Eurogypsum: Carbon leakage ‘already happening’

EU plans to cut industrial CO2 emissions through an emissions trading system are pushing manufacturers of gypsum-based products like plaster and drywall to take their operations outside EU borders, says Jean-Pierre Clavel, president of industry association Eurogypsum.
Climate change 13-11-2008

Scholar: Industry claims on carbon leakage ‘exaggerated’

Despite industry warnings, there is no evidence to date that the EU's climate policies are causing factories to relocate abroad, says Karsten Neuhoff, a University of Cambridge economist and researcher, in an interview with EURACTIV.

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