Carbon Labeling: Moral, Economic and Legal Implications in a World Trade Environment
26 Pages Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Date Written: February 2009
Carbon labeling is a noble concept aimed at reducing carbon emissions through more efficient methods of manufacture and more responsible consumer habits. Unfortunately no widely accepted system of labeling exists, and creating one raises a number of questions on a global political and economic level.
Keywords: Carbon footprint, CO2 emissions, labelling, WTO
JEL Classification: K33, K32, K30
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