23 Jan '14, 1pm

Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership

This draft Environment Chapter falls flat on every single one of our issues - oceans, fish, wildlife, and forest protections. The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a proposed international trade agreement, involving 12 countries and covering a range of topics including intellectual property, the environment and workers' rights. The TPP has been negotiated in secret for almost four years. The 12 countries are: United States, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Chile, Singapore, Peru, Vietnam, New Zealand and Brunei Darussalam. The TPP agreement would cover 40% of global GDP and one-third of global trade. Porky pies In November 2013 the US Trade Representative, Michael Froman, said that President Obama, "will not support a TPP agreement that does not have strong environmental provisions." He made his promise at a lunch hosted by World Wildlife Fund - shortly after a group...

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