International trade law: A driver of climate action or a roadblock?

Kalra, Shivani Sagar (2024) International trade law: A driver of climate action or a roadblock? International Journal of Legal Information. pp. 1-17. ISSN 0731-1265

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Much has been written about changing the world's perception of international trade—from an area of development that will accelerate climate change to a powerful tool that can drive climate action. This article elaborates on four mechanisms of international trade law developed and honed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that can play a pivotal role in accelerating climate action. The four mechanisms are the WTO's dispute resolution system, the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT), the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), and the regional trade agreements (RTAs) negotiated under the WTO framework. Elucidating the WTO's role, this article supports the proposition that every multilateral institution can rise to the occasion and spearhead climate action in its own unique capacity

Item Type: Article
Keywords: International Trade Law | Climate change | Climate club | World Trade Organization | Regional Trade Aggrements
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Subhajit Bhattacharjee
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2024 16:11
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2024 16:11
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