NAFTA Talks Stall Over Climate Change

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire, and daughter Ella-Grace wave as they board a government plane in Ottawa, Monday August 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Negotiations for a new North American Free Trade Agreement have reportedly stalled at least in part over whether climate change should be included in the text of the agreement.

U.S. Fights Mention of ‘Climate Change’ in New Nafta

By Josh Wingrove , Eric Martin , and Andrew Mayeda
16 December 2017, 06:46 GMT+10 Updated on 16 December 2017, 07:24 GMT+10

The U.S. is fighting against any mention of “climate change” in a potential new environmental chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to two people familiar with talks.

The latest Nafta talks were set to wrap Friday in Washington with no new agreement to finalize individual subjects or chapters. While mention of…

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