Industrial winners and losers in the carbon tax game

Major energy users are campaigning fiercely against the European Commission's proposals for a carbon/energy tax - and have persuaded a parliamentary inquiry to back their case. But much of the evidence suggests that even energy-intensive sectors would experience little increase in production costs or serious reductions in competitiveness - while other industries, and consumers in general, may even benefit. The ways in which the tax revenues are recycled will also be crucial in determining its economic and industrial impacts.

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