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USTR’s Peisch: Emissions-focused trade tools could drive ‘race to the top’

May 11, 2022 at 6:20 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative believes trade tools offer significant untapped potential for reducing global emissions and plans to address such measures in collaboration with like-minded partners, USTR General Counsel Greta Peisch said on Tuesday. In remarks delivered at an event hosted by the Climate Leadership Council’s new climate and trade policy center Peisch said trade policy has been “underutilized” as a tool to drive down global greenhouse gas emissions. Her office, she added, is actively engaging on...

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