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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Carbon border adjustment mechanisms

Environmental Audit Committee
Carbon border adjustment mechanisms

Wednesday 24 November 2021

Start times: 2.00pm (private) 2.20pm (public)

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The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its first public evidence session on carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs).

Meeting details

At 2.20pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Carbon border adjustment mechanisms
Professor of Economic Policy at University of Oxford
At 3.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Carbon border adjustment mechanisms
Research Programme Lead and Senior Analyst at Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Professor of Practice at University of Strathclyde School of Law, and Deputy Director at Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics
At 3.40pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Carbon border adjustment mechanisms
Chief Economist at Climate Change Committee
Policy Advisor - Industrial Decarbonisation at Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G)
Head of Campaign at Zero Carbon Campaign

The purpose of this new inquiry is to look at the role CBAMs could play in preventing carbon leakage and meeting the UK’s environmental objectives. It will also consider the wider impacts, risks and opportunities of the UK Government introducing its own unilateral CBAM.

This evidence session aims to explore these areas with academics and representatives from the Climate Change Committee, Zero Carbon Campaign, E3G and others.



Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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