The World Trade Organization and the Environment

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assimilative capacity 38, 142
balance of nature 8, 14
biodiversity 38, 62, 63, 102, 155
'border effect' 11
Bretton Woods institutions 80
Committee on Trade and Environment ( CTE) 61, 65, 69, 90, 96, 97, 103-10, 114, 115, 155, 160
common markets (CMs) 19, 20
comparative advantage 6, 7, 10, 25, 34, 39, 44
competitiveness 148, 171
conditionality 56, 81
consumption patterns 4
contestability 172, 177, 178
corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) 124, 125
corruption 173
cost externalization (CE) 142-4
customs unions (CUs) 19-22, 27
debt 14, 35, 114, 152, 161, 178, 179
deforestation 33, 42, 43, 46
developing country 67, 81, 92, 104, 109, 115, 151, 154, 169, 172-5, 180
discount (ing) 13, 131, 156, 168
discount rate 152
dispute settlement understanding (DSU) 77, 86, 119-36, 166
domestically prohibited goods (DPG) 37, 38, 50, 51, 96, 108-10, 115, 160
Earth Summit 50, 61, 146, 155
ecolabelling 107, 152, 153
ecological
assets 25
balance 64
capital 47, 49
disturbance 41, 51
resource 4, 44
economic growth 4, 12, 18, 32-5, 39, 42, 45, 51, 79, 80, 141
endowment differences 10
environmental
accounting 33, 39, 152, 172
assets 7, 9, 25, 33, 144
costs 9, 31, 38, 39, 42-4, 50, 113, 142-7, 149-52, 157-9
differences 7
endowment 9, 38
externalities seeexternalities
factors 4, 9
goods 9
industry 4
limitations 9
management 33, 59
objectives 37, 55, 56, 58, 65, 112, 114, 142, 152, 157, 159, 173
output 10
preferences 9
quality 5, 9, 35, 37, 40
resource 4, 9
standards 38, 55, 151, 173
subsidies 43, 59, 106, 150
sustainability 12
taxes 37, 107
trade measures 55, 56, 59-61, 82, 108, 112, 113, 120, 131, 159, 167, 171, 173
exhaustible resource 40, 100-12, 127-9, 149, 167
externalities 35-7, 40, 43, 44, 64, 113, 143, 145-7, 150, 157, 159, 180

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