CO2 emissions from burgeoning ‘South-South’ trade may threaten climate goals -study

Published 22:22 on May 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:42 on May 15, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

The growth in trade between developing countries in the first decade of the 21st century, fuelled by the offshoring of manufacturing to lower-wage economies, has led to a surge in emissions that threatens the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a study released on Monday.

The growth in trade between developing countries in the first decade of the 21st century, fuelled by the offshoring of manufacturing to lower-wage economies, has led to a surge in emissions that threatens the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a study released on Monday.

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