Doha round

With global talks on climate change just inching along, governments can move forward on some climate goals through trade agreements to cut tariffs and facilitate commerce in “green” goods like wind turbines and solar panels, experts told a Brookings Institution session this week.

For years, the US and European Union have avoided negotiating bilateral trade deals because they might undercut the Doha Round, the tariff reduction talks the World Trade Organization begun in 2001. Keep reading →