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Democrats push Biden to add Paris Agreement commitments to USMCA

January 19, 2021 at 5:01 PM
President-elect Joe Biden should work with Canada and Mexico to add the 2015 Paris Agreement to the list of multilateral environment agreements covered by the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a group of 122 House lawmakers said this week. In a Jan. 19 letter to Biden , who has said climate change will be a central issue for his administration, the lawmakers note that USMCA includes language committing the parties to “adopt, implement, and maintain seven MEAs.” The incoming administration, they add, should...

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