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Greening trade and investment : environmental protection without protectionism

Author: Eric Neumayer
Publisher: London and Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, ©2001.
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"Greening Trade and Investment presents an analysis of the interactions between investment, trade and the environment. It examines the environmental consequences of existing multilateral trade and investment regimes, such as the World Trade Organization and the investment provisions in the North American Free Trade Agreement, and explores whether and how they should be reformed." "The book explains how  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Neumayer
ISBN: 1853837873 9781853837876 1853837881 9781853837883
OCLC Number: 45829233
Description: xii, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundations --
Globalization: Investment, Trade and the Environment in an Integrating World Economy --
The Current Multilateral Trade and Investment Regimes --
Investment --
Pollution Havens: Do Developing Countries Set Inefficient Environmental Standards to Attract Foreign Investment? --
Regulatory Chill: Do Developed Countries Fail to Raise Environmental Standards Because of Feared Capital Flight? --
Roll-back: Do Foreign Investors Use Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement to Knock Down Environmental Regulations? --
A Case Study: The Failed Attempt to Conclude a Multilateral Agreement on Investment --
Trade --
Trade Liberalization and the Environment --
GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement and the Environment --
WTO Rules and Multilateral Environmental Agreements --
Conclusion and Summary of Policy Recommendations --
Environmental Provisions in Regional and Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements.
Responsibility: Eric Neumayer.
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A critical analysis of the interactions between investment, trade and the environment. It examines the consequences of existing multilateral investment and trade regimes, including the WTO and the  Read more...

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