Climate and Trade Rules - harmony or conflict?
Article from: OGEL 1 (2004), in Climate Change
In this study the relationship between the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Climate Convention), its Kyoto Protocol and the rules of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is analysed. Climate change has been recognised as one of the most significant global environmental problems. Through the Climate Convention and its Kyoto Protocol, countries are endeavouring to address this global environmental issue. Issues raised in the study are: Whether the objectives and principles of the Climate Convention, its Kyoto Protocol and the WTO, are ...