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As other members push for more WTO action on climate change, U.S. demurs

November 17, 2020 at 5:45 PM
While major World Trade Organization members like the European Union, China, Canada and Japan are launching new environmental and sustainability initiatives in Geneva, the U.S. so far has not joined the efforts and this week criticized the European Green Deal at the WTO. At Monday’s Committee on Trade and Environment meeting – part of the WTO’s Trade and Environment Week this week – the EU touted its European Green Deal as needed “to transform the EU's economy for a sustainable...

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