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TPP Text Confirms A Handout to Fossil Fuels


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TPP Text Confirms A Handout to Fossil Fuels

WASHINGTON - After years of closed-door secret negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is finally seeing the light, and the published text confirms that it is just as toxic a deal for the climate as expected.

A close look at the text reveals that the TPP would: rollback multilateral environmental agreements, weaken conservation rules, give new rights to the fossil fuel industry to challenge climate protections, and lock in natural gas exports and fracking.

350.org Policy Director Jason Kowalski issued the following statement:

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