The New U.S. Trade Deal Is Climate Sabotage

If this week is the “Super
Bowl” of trade policy—as Republican Senator Rob Portman called it
Wednesday—the planet won’t be getting a ring. The United
States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the Nafta replacement that passed 89-10
through the Senate on Thursday, never mentions the climate crisis. It
will do plenty to fuel it.

Publisher: New Republic | Author: Kate Aronoff

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climate change, democrats, republicans, and trade policy
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-01-21 (Modified: 2020-01-21)

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