Climate Mitigation WTO (Negotiations, Regular Work, Leadership)

WTO and UNFCCC: More Collaborative Agendas and Rules Needed to Sustainably Tackle Climate Change?

This briefing paper aims to draw the attention on the critical linkages between trade and climate change negotiations. First, it presents and analyses the state of play and framework of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the United Nations Frameworkd Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Then it discusses the challenges to overcome when linking climate change and trade agendas. Finally it gives recommendations for a coherent interlinked agenda.