Greenhouse trade sanctions

BBC: Demand for ‘Kyoto tax’ on the US.

“New Economics Foundation spokesman Andrew Simms told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme EU countries would be within their rights to “work out the cost of the free ride America is getting” and raise that amount.

“There are very few signals the United States understands – they do understand economic signals,” Mr Simms added.”

Excellent idea. I’d love to see how the idea would fair under challenge within the WTO.