G7 cooperation with China on climate-aligned trade is vital – Commentary

G7 countries should work with China to put in place climate-aligned trade policies needed to accelerate global climate action, by harnessing the power of international trade to promote innovation, reduce costs, and stimulate demand for green goods, write Matt Piotrowski and Joseph Dellatte. This article was originally published by Euractiv. Authors: Matt Piotrowski is a […]

The Importance of Clean Economy Subsidies and Assessing Their Trade Risks

With the United States introducing significant clean economy subsidies, it’s evident that subsidies will be an important policy tool to support the transition to a clean energy economy. These green subsidies serve as vital financial incentives to foster the clean energy transition and sustainable growth. Despite propelling the clean economy forward, subsidies are creating new […]

Trade Measures, Climate Policy And The G7 – Event Recording

On May 2nd Climate Advisers and the Climate Leadership Council co-hosted an event to discuss trade measures, climate policy, and the G7. International trade is connected to one-quarter of global climate emissions, and it is an increasingly important policy issue for G7 members. You can watch the recording here and learn more about the discussions […]

The G7 climate action you may have missed – harmonizing trade policies with climate goals

This article discusses recent G7 outcomes on trade and climate, highlighting new reports on this topic by Climate Advisers and its partners in the Consortium for Climate-Aligned Trade, and previews a public event with Senator Bill Cassidy on May 2nd, during which he will discuss his forthcoming proposal for a U.S. carbon border adjustment mechanism. The […]

G7 Summit: The Role of Trade Policies in Support of Climate Action

The G7 Energy Ministers’ Summit of April and the Head of State’s Summit of June in Hiroshima (Japan) provide an important opportunity for like-minded, trade-oriented, major economies to agree on a common framework for aligning trade and climate policies. The Consortium for Climate-Aligned Trade (CCAT), an informal coalition of researchers and think tanks, including Institut […]

7 Actions for the G7 to Advance Climate-Aligned Trade

The Consortium for Climate-Aligned Trade (CCAT) has developed these recommendations for G7 members to advance mutually supportive trade policies that accelerate climate action and grow the low carbon economy. International trade is tied to 25% of global greenhouse (GHG) emissions, making it critical that trade policies are aligned with climate goals. Conversely, climate action has […]

The G7’S Role In Utilizing Trade Policies For Climate Goals

International trade accounts for 25% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, making it critical that trade policies are aligned with climate goals. Climate Advisers developed this report in its capacity as the secretariat to the Consortium for Climate-Aligned Trade (CCAT) to highlight how the G7 can play an important role advancing climate-aligned trade policies.  Stronger […]