Trump admin claims WCI linkage directly violates US Constitution, maintains connection to Paris Agreement

Published 20:12 on June 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:54 on June 9, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California’s carbon market linkage with Quebec represents a direct conflict with the US Constitution’s Foreign Affairs Doctrine and subverts the Trump administration’s ability to negotiate an equitable international climate agreement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) argued in a new brief.

California’s carbon market linkage with Quebec represents a direct conflict with the US Constitution’s Foreign Affairs Doctrine and subverts the Trump administration’s ability to negotiate an equitable international climate agreement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) argued in a new brief.

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