2.7.6 Future Multilateral Agreements

LPDD Recommendation: “The U.S. Department of State should play a leadership role in working multilaterally to develop new agreements on environmental goods and services as well as on strategies that facilitate the development of cleaner markets.”

LPDD Recommendation: “The U.S. Department of State should play a lead role in addressing border tax adjustments and other decarboniza­tion strategies within the negotiation phase of preferential trade agreements, particularly regional and plurilateral agreements.”

LPDD Recommendation: “As part of the negotiations for a multilateral agreement on environmental goods and services, the U.S. Depart­ment of State should take a lead role in advocating clarifications to trade rules to more clearly allow feed-in tariff programs.”

LPDD Recommendation: “The U.S. Department of State should take a lead role in negotiating multilateral agreements concerning climate change that include decarbonization labeling standards.”

Clean Air Act §115

It has been postulated that this section could serve as a justification for regulating any greenhouse gas recognized under the Paris Climate Accord.

IPCC’s AR-5 Chapter 13

Provides an overview of climate agreements and instruments, including a discussion of game theory implications, multilateral and bilateral agreements, regional cooperation, and more.