Author: Kathrin Meyer


Kathrin Meyer

Kathrin Meyer is currently enrolled in the Master's program "Environmental Sciences" at Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá. Her research focus is resource dependence and energy policy in Latin America.

How the EU-Mercosur trade deal is worsening the international climate crisis

After twenty years of negotiations, the European Union is in the process of advancing one of the world’s largest free trade agreements with four states of Mercosur. The planned agreement suggests a political path that veers towards a worsening of the international climate crisis. Kathrin Meyer discusses the questionable contents of the political act, which will solidify inequality amongst the trade partners and enable the expansion of environmentally harmful methods.

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