Progressives and Trump form two opposing sides in a battle that’s currently underway for the future of U.S. trade policy.
Transcanada Corp’s legal challenge against the United States over its past rejection of Keystone XL pipeline has been dropped.
TransCanada Corp has suspended a $15 billion NAFTA suit filed against the United States over the Keystone XL pipeline after U.S. President approved the project.
The trade deal could facilitate energy companies suing Member State governments when environmental policies threaten their profits.
With global inequalities spiralling and the climate crisis on our doorstep, the last thing we need is a trade deal that would worsen both.
On behalf of monopoly firms and local elites, imperialist states have been competing to rewrite international and national legal systems and regulations through trade and investment agreements
Opinion on international trade and investment agreements : « Let us not sacrifice human rights for commercial interests - The example of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada (CETA) »
We urgently need a new approach to trade that prioritizes the needs of people and planet.
Rising inequality is largely to blame for this electoral upset. Continuing with business as usual is not an option.
Our trade agreements—current and proposed—don’t send the right signals for the U.S. and other countries to meet their Paris commitments.
The election of Trump could well have significant long-term implications for global food security and efforts to tackle climate change.
The relationship between trade policy and climate policy needs to improve in the future, in particular with a view towards implementing the Paris Agreement.
Looming trade deals threaten efforts to keep fossil fuels in the ground
Controversial Trade in Services Agreement (Tisa) could make it harder for governments to favour clean energy over fossil fuels as part of efforts to keep temperature rises to 1.5C
As countries take action to protect the climate, conflicts between trade rules and climate goals will escalate. The intentional separation of these two global priorities is becoming increasingly untenable.
This press release announces a new paper on how the TPP impacts efforts to address climate change.
The elephant in the room is here and it is huge: the word "climate" means something totally different in the TTIP papers.
The alternative model proposed here addresses the shortcomings of the EU Proposal and proposes a sustainable development chapter.
Le TAFTA privera la puissance publique des instruments de contrôle et de réglementation nécessaires à la protection de l’environnement et la lutte contre les dérèglements climatiques.
EU proposal on a free trade deal with the US could curb energy saving measures and a planned switch to clean energy, say MEPs