While all the focus and hope for tackling climate change is on COP 21 in Paris, starting today, secretive global trade deals are already negating any commitments that might be made at the summit.

The texts from the various trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP), make it clear that they will increase production, trade and consumption of fossil fuels.

It shows you how damaging these trade agreements will be to not only democracy, as they will bypass any new climate laws put into place, but they will also destroy the very planet we live on.

Source: The secretive trade agreements that could scupper climate change ​action​ | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

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