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A tar sands trade deal - Why CETA could be a setback for European climate policy - - by @StuJT

Guest blog: Stuart Trew, trade campaigner, The Council of Canadians Why CETA could be a setback for European climate policy What does a trade deal with Canada have to do with the tar sands? More than you would imagine. And unless we get in its way, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will profoundly compromise national and European efforts to fight climate change. On October 18, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced in Brussels they had all but concluded four-year-old CETA negotiations. Technical discussions continue at least into December, but they expect the deal to be signed and ratified within 18 months. On the surface, both Canada and the EU claim CETA is about improving consumer choice by increasing bilateral trade. But the Conservative government in Ottawa clearly sees this ...

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