What happened at COP26 and how can trade help save the climate?


November 17, 2021, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
Virtual Event

Cecilia Malmström (PIIE), Carolyn Fischer (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; University of Ottawa) and Jennifer A. Haverkamp (Michigan Law; University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute)

Event Summary

The international climate conference, COP26, just ended in Glasgow. Did the conference make progress, or was it a failure? How can trade policy play a role in reaching climate goals while avoiding increased trade tensions? Is a global carbon tax the solution, and what would that look like?

Joining this episode of Trade Winds were:


Cecilia Malmström
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


Carolyn Fischer
Professor of Environmental Economics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Canada 150 Research Chairholder in Climate, Economics, Innovation and Policy, University of Ottawa

Jennifer A. Haverkamp
Professor from Practice, Michigan Law; Graham Family Director, University of Michigan Graham Sustainability Institute



About This Series

Trade Winds is a monthly virtual event series hosted by Cecilia Malmström that explores the future of global commerce, including ways that international cooperation on trade can accelerate the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.