Power of Story Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments, 4 series
Best Web OpEds

The WTO Gave Environmentalists A New Reason To Oppose The TPP

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags  

Must Read 2   Well Said 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H2 3/2/16

Author 40790

TPP rally. Ottawa, Canada, June 10 2014
TPP rally. Ottawa, Canada, June 10 2014
(Image by SumOfUs)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

On Wednesday, the WTO, the international body that enforces trade law, said that India’s solar power subsidy violated trade rules . The program required new projects be built with parts made in India. the WTO ruled that requirement unfairly discriminated against U.S. solar manufacturers.

This is exactly the kind of decision that has many environmentalists worried about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the sweeping and controversial trade agreement President Barack Obama signed in February. The agreement has not yet been approved by Congress. Dozens of environmental organizations expressed deep concerns  about the TPP.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.huffingtonpost.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 2   Well Said 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

Other Series: View All 55 Articles in "Environmental issues"

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -