Bad for the environment
What others are saying about the TPP
Stop Subsidizing Climate Change
Trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership don't cut off huge subsidies for oil and gas companies.
~US News and World Report
Op-ed: TransCanada lawsuit highlights need to scuttle TPP
07/16/16 09:13 AM
By Jeffrey D. Sachs, Brooke Güven and Lisa Sachs
"TransCanada is claiming damages for lost profits as if it had a right to proceed with the project in the first place — even though these profits would have come from an environmentally damaging project that the government had every reason to deny. Yet the ISDS process is so misguided and poorly conceived that TransCanada might well have a strong legal case under ISDS despite having no policy or ethical case."
Why pursue the TPP When We Know If Will Not Work? May 23, 2016, Congress Blog
"Will this 12-nation agreement really help U.S. manufacturers boost exports and serve millions of new customers? Unfortunately, the anwers is a very quiet "No". Good-paying jobs in "manufacturing, natural resources, and energy" (MNRE) are actually projected to fall by 0.2%."
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