Feedlot Production of Cattle in the United States and Canada

The purpose of this issue study is to consider some specific environmental implications of expanded North American trade and investment under NAFTA; the analysis was carried out by implementing a general framework developed by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s NAFTA Effects Project. The scope of this issue study is sectoral, focusing on the beef and […]

Assessing Environmental Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

The purpose of this study is to consider the environmental implications of expanded North American trade and investment under NAFTA by implementing and developing a general framework being constructed by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s NAFTA Effects Project.

Assessing Environmental Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

is the second draft of a methodology for examining the environmental effects of NAFTA.

Electricity in North America

The purpose of this study is to consider the environmental implications of expanded North American trade and investment under NAFTA by implementing a general framework developed by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s (CEC) NAFTA Effects Project. The scope of the study is sectoral, focusing on the generation of electricity by private and publicly owned entities […]

Analytic Framework for Assessing the Environmental Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

The North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC) [Article10(6)(d)], directs the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), to consider on an ongoing basis the environmental effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). A NAFTA Effects Project Team was assembled to assist the CEC in designing a methodology to fulfill this mandate. The following Analytic […]

NAFTA’s Institutions

This study of the environmental potential and performance of the institutions created by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) represents a substantive contribution to Phase II of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s NAFTA Effects Project.

Building a Framework for Assessing NAFTA Environmental Effects

makes available in one publication the presentations and supporting documents from the CEC’s first public meeting of its NAFTA Effects Project. In addition to presenting original research from top experts in Mexico, the United States and Canada, the La Jolla workshop report includes a summary of the workshop and valuable contact information.

Dispute Avoidance

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Environment and Trade Series is designed to deepen our understanding of environment and trade linkages in the context of North American trade liberalization.

NAFTA Effects

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Environment and Trade Series is designed to deepen our understanding of environment and trade linkages in the context of North American trade liberalization.

NAFTA Effects

This report reviews current theoretical understandings about the impact of trade, trade liberalization and trade agreements on the environment, and the state of knowledge about modelling the environmental effects of trade.