A higher international carbon price will undoubtedly help development of cleaner technologies all over the world. However, as long as fossil fuels are available and fairly cheap they will be consumed somewhere in the world.
These are results from the CERE project: "The impact of climate and energy policy on sustainability and competitiveness in Swedish Industry", commissioned by the Swedish Energy Agency. Read more about the results in the December (2014) issue of Science, Technology and Innovation Projects, pages 54-55.
Read the whole article "Sustainable Sweden – how Swedish business responds to climate policies"
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