BPC Touts Merits Of ‘Performance-Based’ Border Carbon Adjustment

December 1, 2022
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) in a new report is embracing an emission performance-based border carbon fee on imported goods -- possibly combined with a levy on domestic products -- as the most viable route to enacting a climate-focused trade policy, lending weight to bipartisan Hill discussion of such policies. The Nov. 30 report comparing three main options for a “border carbon adjustment” (BCA) mechanism follows Democrats’ unsuccessful efforts to include such a policy in this summer’s climate law. Even...

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