Clinton Opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership, Would Instead Focus On Enforcing Paris Climate Deal
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is a climate disaster that would give dangerous new powers to the fossil fuel industry, according to 350 Action. As Super Tuesday quickly approaches, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of enforcing the Paris climate agreement, and promoting clean jobs and strong incomes, over supporting the toxic Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. When asked by Carolina Arias, a student and fossil fuel divestment campaigner at the University of North Carolina-Asheville, on what Clinton would do to make sure we do not support trade deals that exacerbate climate change, the former Secretary of State was quick to express her opposition to the TPP, and to explain that instead efforts must focus on enforcing the Paris climate deal. ….