From Inside U.S. Trade

Industry-Backed Group Warns ‘Embodied’ Carbon Blunts Climate Efforts

November 23, 2022
The off-shoring of manufacturing by more advanced countries to emerging economies has contributed to an increase in carbon emissions associated with global trade, according to a new analysis by an industry-backed group that supports U.S. efforts to incorporate climate considerations in trade policy. “As climate-ambitious countries shift from manufacturing to service-based economies, their domestic emissions appear to drop,” the Climate Leadership Council’s (CLC) Center for Climate and Trade says in a statement about the Nov. 15 study . “In actuality,...

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