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WTO members identify environmental options for MC12, U.S. on sidelines

October 12, 2021 at 4:56 PM
World Trade Organization members are identifying issues and potential declarations on trade-related environmental concerns that could be put forward at the upcoming 12th ministerial conference – efforts that are not being led by the U.S., with the Biden administration citing, in one case, the "potential political difficulties” in moving forward. The Biden administration is frequently overtly supportive of tackling climate change and boosting environmental regulations, but the administration has so far maintained a low profile on such issues at the...

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