Trade in the balance: reconciling trade and climate policy

The report provides timely insights about the alignment of climate and trade policy as the Paris Agreement enters into force and the next round of UN climate talks take place in Marrakech from November 7-18. The authors explore opportunities and barriers for alignment of the Paris Agreement’s global climate commitments with trade agreements under negotiation in 2016, such as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and bilateral investment treaties (BITs) between the U.S. and China, and between the U.S. and India.