ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Towards a Trade Regime that Works for the Paris Agreement

Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change requires support from the international trade system. The ways in which international trade policy could support climate policy, including legal changes at the World Trade Organization, procedural changes in institutions and practices, and use of plurilateral and regional trade agreements, are examined here. While it may be difficult to agree upon the legal changes, the procedural changes and plurilateral and regional agreements offer a clear way forward in the short to medium term.
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