Friday class M I 2019 Economist.pdf - Climate change and trade agreements Friends or foes A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit Commissioned by

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A report by The Economist Intelligence UnitClimate change and trade agreements Friends or foes?Commissioned by
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CLIMATE CHANGE AND TRADE AGREEMENTS:FRIENDS OR FOES?© The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited 20191EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5INTRODUCTION 71. TRADE AGREEMENTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: FROM NAFTA TO KAFTA 112. DOES THE WTO SUPPORT OR HURT CLIMATE CHANGE GOALS? 143. DO CONTEMPORARY TRADE AGREEMENTS SUPPORT CLIMATE CHANGE GOALS? 19CONCLUSION: IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICYMAKERS 30Contents
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CLIMATE CHANGE AND TRADE AGREEMENTS:FRIENDS OR FOES?© The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited 20192Climate change and trade agreements: Friends or foes?is an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report that has been commissioned by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as part of the ICC World Trade Agenda, an initiative in partnership with Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The findings are based on an extensive literature review and interview programme conducted by the EIU between August and December 2018. The EIU bears sole responsibility for the content of this report. The findings and views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of ICC or Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The report was produced by a team of researchers, writers, editors and graphic designers, including: Conor Griffin– Project director Diana Hindle Fisher– Project manager Ailia Haider– Researcher Kamala Dawar– Contributing researcherAdam Green– Contributing authorGareth Owen– Graphic designer IntervieweesOur thanks are due to the following people for their time and insights: Professor Petros Mavroidis, Columbia University Assistant Professor Antonia Eliason, University of Mississippi André Sapir, Bruegel and Université libre de BruxellesProfessor Robert Howse, New York UniversityMark Sanctuary, IVL Swedish Environmental Research InstituteProfessor James Bacchus, University of Central FloridaFor any enquiries about the report, please contact: Diana Hindle Fisher The Economist Intelligence UnitLondon | United KingdomE: [email protected]Tel: + 44 (0)20 7576 8368Acknowledgements
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CLIMATE CHANGE AND TRADE AGREEMENTS:FRIENDS OR FOES?© The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited 20193About the Economist Intelligence UnitThe Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is the research arm of The Economist Group, publisher of The Economist. As the world’s leading provider of country intelligence, it helps governments, institutions and businesses by providing timely, reliable and impartial analysis of economic and development strategies. Through its public policy practice, the EIU provides evidence-based research for policymakers and stakeholders seeking measureable outcomes, in fields ranging from gender and finance to energy and technology. It conducts research through interviews, regulatory analysis, quantitative modelling and forecasting, and displays the results via interactive data visualisation tools.
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