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Updated Mar 30, 2023

Government consult on proposals to address carbon leakage

The Government are consulting on a range of potential policy measures to mitigate future carbon leakage risk.

Carbon leakage means any movement of production and associated emissions from one country to another due to different levels of decarbonisation effort through carbon pricing and climate regulation. Decarbonisation efforts to reduce global emissions are undermined as a result of carbon leakage.

The Consultation seeks views to help develop proposals for policy measures that will mitigate future carbon leakage risk, and ensure the UK Government's climate policies support efforts to decarbonise and reduce emissions within the UK as well as...

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