From Inside U.S. Trade

USTR Says Climate-Focused Trade Tools Could Spur ‘Race To The Top’

May 12, 2022
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) believes trade tools offer significant untapped potential for reducing global carbon emissions and plans to address such measures in collaboration with like-minded partners, according to the office’s General Counsel Greta Peisch. In remarks delivered at a May 10 event hosted by the Climate Leadership Council’s (CLC) new climate and trade policy center, Peisch said trade policy has been “underutilized” as a tool to drive down global greenhouse gas emissions. USTR, she added,...

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