USTR Tai Touts Trade’s Role In Climate Policy But Offers No Specifics

April 15, 2021
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai is renewing her pledge to address climate change through trade policy, though she is not offering details of any potential Biden administration efforts to reference the Paris climate agreement in trade deals or craft border fees to curb imports of carbon-intensive products. While Tai focused on climate and environmental issues in her first speech since being confirmed as USTR chief by the Senate last month, her April 15 remarks at a virtual event hosted...

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