USMCA and China trade deals combined push planet towards climate crisis

Senate approval of USMCA comes just as the Trump Administration signed a trade agreement with China in which China agrees to buy $52.4 billion of additional U.S. energy products, which will result in billions of dollars in exports of climate-damaging and community-poisoning liquefied natural gas, crude oil and coal.

Applause for Schumer over USMCA opposition

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) today voted against the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, aka Trump’s NAFTA, a deal that will make climate change worse and strip citizens of the right to challenge polluters.

Pelosi, House leadership, push planet towards climate crisis with USMCA deal

The new USMCA fails to address nearly all environmental issues raised by communities from across North America and will fail to protect people and the planet from toxic pollution at the local, national and international levels.

Trump’s NAFTA Deal Great for Big Oil, Bad for Global Climate and Local Communities

The Trump Administration today released text of an agreement with Mexico and Canada to revise the terms of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the three countries.

Trump to send new U.S.-Mexico trade deal to Congress

Donald Trump notified members of Congress today that he will send them the text of a new U.S.-Mexico agreement to approve or disapprove this year, potentially cutting Canada out of a new NAFTA agreement.

Trump Strikes Trade Deal with Mexico

Donald Trump claimed today that the United States and Mexico have reached a general agreement on the broad outlines of a new NAFTA deal.

NAFTA 2.0 Negotiations Nosedive Headed into the G-7 Summit

Trump’s bellicose behavior is sending his environmentally disastrous proposal into a nosedive. As is the typically case with a child, Trump lacks the impulse control to negotiate a new trade deal.

Trump’s revisions of U.S. – Korea trade deal promise more air pollution and global warming

Donald Trump has coerced South Korea into accepting changes in the U.S.-Korea trade agreement that would increase exports of U.S. cars that fail to meet Korea’s auto emissions standards.

This Week’s Round of NAFTA Talks in Mexico Promises Dangerous Regulatory Review Chapter

A new regulatory review chapter in a new NAFTA deal would likely hamstring agricultural, food safety, and other environmental regulations.

Montreal Round of NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Health, Family Farms and the Environment
Montreal Round of NAFTA Negotiations Threatens Health, Family Farms and the Environment

The decision to continue talking on NAFTA is bad news for our environment. While trade ministers make secret deals, we can be assured what they see as progress will no doubt put our environment and public health at risk.