Industry-Backed Group Seeks To Spur Climate-Focused Trade Policies

May 11, 2022
The industry-backed Climate Leadership Council (CLC) is seeking to advance climate-focused trade policies by broadly arguing they provide multiple benefits including reducing global greenhouse gases, bolstering U.S. industries and enhancing American foreign policy. A new report from the group also says trade measures are a way to break a political logjam on climate change -- by rewarding the lower carbon intensity of powerful domestic industries relative to foreign competitors, including China and Russia. But CLC’s Center for Climate and Trade...

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