Showing posts from September 29, 2016

Seeds of Corporate Power vs Farmers’ Rights

Foreign Policy in Focus We need to start tilting the playing field back in favour of farmers and the environment. Story here.

The TPP's Climate Blindspot

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy. Free trade deals, and in particular the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), have taken a beating this election season. Most of the noise on trade from Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has focused on the loss of jobs linked to the offshoring. Much less attention has been paid to the serious impact the TPP and past trade agreements will have on our ability to respond to climate change. Story here.