Addressing Environmental Concerns Through Trade: A Case for Extraterritoriality?
In the absence of stringent and coordinated international action, States might seek alternatives to promote environmental protection unilaterally.
- Barbara Cooreman
- 20 January 2016
Trade measures may be tools to promote environmental protection in other countries through the means of trade restrictions based on the process and production methods of a good, but can they be used to protect global environmental concerns? This article takes a closer look at the extraterritorial effect of such trade measures and purports to answer whether the WTO forms a stumbling block for States to address global environmental concerns through trade.
Published in: International & Comparative Law Quarterly, volume 65, issue 01, pp. 229-248.