Planet in Peril (PinP) "Where science gets respect." Massive deforestation in Indonesia, to make way for another palm oil plantation.Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Greenpeace
Thursday, 10 December 2015
Have Investment Treaties Put a Scare Into Government Regulators, Who Are Supposed to Protect Our Health and Environment?
Many such treaties give foreign investors a free hand to sue sovereign governments for pretty much any amount they choose, if those regulations interfere with a company’s business plan. Read about Ontario’s experience here.