Incoming top EU climate official pledges to tax polluting imports

FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner-designate for European Green Deal Frans Timmermans of Netherlands attends his hearing before the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium October 8, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU will start work immediately on a tax on polluting foreign firms to shelter EU businesses striving to meet a goal to be climate neutral by 2050, the senior official set to take responsibility for climate in the new European Commission said on Tuesday. Frans Timmermans, who was speaking at a […]

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