Nov. 13 - Cooling the Planet Without Chilling Trade
Washington Post Op-Ed by Lori Wallach and C. Fred Bergsten
This morning's Washington Post contains an opinion piece on the barriers that WTO rules pose for climate solutions. The authors are an odd couple - GTW's Lori Wallach (longtime fair trade reformer), and the Peterson Institute for International Economics' C. Fred Bergsten (longtime trade agreement promoter). Here's a snippet:
The op-ed demonstrates that the WTO must change, for the climate's sake. Similar notions have been floated from sources like the Center for American Progress, Sierra Club and even the WTO's own director general, Pascal Lamy.
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