Why the Climate Movement Cannot Ignore Trade ← Flush the TPP!

Source: www.flushthetpp.org

Of course it does.

 

"The health of our planet depends on our ability to make big changes in our economy. These changes include moving beyond fossil fuels and building local green economies. However, our current model of free trade, which is written into agreements of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and free trade pacts like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), threatens nearly every aspect of this much-needed economic transition."

The connection between climate, environment, and economics is obvious.

It also might feel like it’s too big to change, but it’s not.

There’s a lot each of us can do, and it doesn’t require unplugging from society or the rest of the world.

For more information and resources related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), visit https://didyoucheckfirst.wordpress.com/tppttip-resources/

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