The SA delegation to the UN climate conference COP28 to be held in Dubai in December will be strongly objecting to the implementation of trade measures that penalise countries according to the carbon emissions associated with their exported products.

Such cross-border tax adjustments are “perverse” and will only be used by rich countries to fund their own climate ambitions, said Shamini Harrington, who serves on Business Unity SA’s (Busa’s) environmental subcommittee...

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