Officials from 14 governments meeting in Geneva today announced the launch of international negotiations that will aim to eliminate tariffs on “environmental goods” – products like wind turbines, solar water heaters, filters for wastewater treatment, and photovoltaic panels.
first step towards removal of import duties on PV panels into europe that would allow lower pricing and removing protectionism
cfr. the SETI Alliance: “An early breakthrough in international trade negotiations on environmental goods would serve as an important signal to the world of the need to remove unnecessary barriers to trade in the technologies that are meant to deliver important and affordable climate change solutions,”
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