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Sophie Scherger
At this year’s COP28, countries will try again to adopt rules for carbon offset trading, in particular, for removals, under Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement.
Ben Lilliston
Two years ago, more than 120 countries (now 150), led by the United States and European Union, signed the Global Methane Pledge at COP26.
Cows, Global Methane Pledge to be discussed at COP28
Mexican civil society groups with their allies in the United States and Canada provided statements to the official U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade dispute process defending Mexico’s right to limit genetically modified (GM) corn and glyphosate.
Corn field
Calvin Manduna
The COP28 United Nations climate summit takes place against the backdrop of heightened alarm over the failure of the global community to meet climate targets and increasing evidence of the negative impact and economic costs of climate change on food production, food trade and food security.
A struggling soy field during drought
MINNEAPOLIS—As governments and civil society prepare to gather in Dubai for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP28), the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) calls for urgent meaningful commitments from global agri-food industries to c
COP28 don't fail us
MINNEAPOLIS—A United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) dispute panel ruled on Friday that Canada is not violating its trade obligations by limiting reduced-tariff dairy imports from the U.S. to maintain its domestic supply management system. A previous dispute over the same issue was decided in favor of the U.S. in 2022.
Dairy cows
Dr. Steve Suppan
The big-picture narratives in the foreground of 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), November 30-December 12 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), provide necessary context to the intensively negotiated textual outcomes of COP28.
Article 6.4 negotiations