Aaron Cosbey

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Associate and Senior Advisor

161 Portage Avenue East, 6th Floor

Winnipeg

Manitoba, R3B 0Y4, Manitoba

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

A Turquoise Mess: Green Subsidies, Blue Industrial Policy and Renewable Energy: The Case for Redrafting the Subsidies Agreement of the WTO

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No. 2014/17, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 473
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Aaron Cosbey and Petros C. Mavroidis
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 284 (119,930)
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WTO; subsidies; renewable energy

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A Guide for the Concerned: Guidance on the Elaboration and Implementation of Border Carbon Adjustment

Entwined Policy Report No. 03
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Resources for the Future, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc) (NZIER), affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Institute for Sustainable Development
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BCA, BTA, border measures, trade, climate change, adjustment, competitiveness, WTO

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Environmental Goods and Services Negotiations at the WTO: Lessons from Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Ecolabels for Breaking the Impasse

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Dec 2010
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), FLACSO Argentina, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Copenhagen Business School
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WTO, EGS, MEAs, environmental goods and services, trade, environment

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Are There Downsides to a Green Economy? The Trade, Investment and Competitiveness Implications of Unilateral Green Economic Pursuit

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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WTO, green economy, trade, competitiveness, developing countries

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Agriculture and Trade: Issues in the Climate Change Negotiations

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Downloads 115 (267,132)

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unfccc, agriculture, trade, standards, sectoral, climate change

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It Ain't Easy: The Complexities of Creating a Regime for Border Carbon Adjustment

Entwined, August 2012
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Downloads 101 (292,386)
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climate change, trade, investment, WTO, BTA, border tax adjustment, border measures, UNFCCC, Kyoto

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Green Industrial Policy and the World Trading System

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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green industrial policy; local content requirements; renewable; climate; WTO; environment; solar; wind

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Breathing Life into the List: Practical Suggestions for the Negotiators of the Environmental Goods Agreement

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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green goods, environmental goods, WTO, plurilateral, Davos, agreement

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Policy Case Study -- Food Labeling: Climate for Sustainable Growth

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Nov 2015
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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climate change, trade, labels, labeling, cocoa, Ghana, palm oil, RSPO, ecolabel, product environmental footprint,

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Trade and Investment Law and Green Industrial Policy

Altenburg, T., & Assmann, C. (Eds.). (2017). Green Industrial Policy. Concept, Policies, Country Experiences. Geneva, Bonn: UN Environment; German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitk (DIE).;ISBN: 978-92-807-3685-4
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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green industrial policy, trade investment, WTO, TRIMs, subsidies, legal

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In with the Good, Out with the Bad: Phasing Out Polluting Sectors as Green Industrial Policy

Altenburg, T., & Assmann, C. (Eds.). (2017). Green Industrial Policy. Concept, Policies, Country Experiences. Geneva, Bonn: UN Environment; German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitk (DIE).; ISBN: 978-92-807-3685-4
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Dec 2017
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), International Institute for Sustainable Development, Independent and International Institute for Sustainable Development
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green industrial policy, disruption subsidies, transition reform

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Climate Policies, Economic Diversification and Trade

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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climate change, response measures, trade, industrial policy, global value chains, GVCs, economic diversification

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Competitiveness Impacts of Climate Change on African LDCs' Export Trade

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 May 2012
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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climate change, trade, exports, Africa, LDCs, competitiveness, comparative advantage, agriculture, fisheries, extractives, tourism

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A Capabilities Approach to Trade and Sustainable Development: Using Sen's Conception of Development to Re-Examine the Debates

A Capabilities Approach to Trade and Sustainable Development: Using Sen's Conception of Development to Re-Examine the Debates, 2004, ISBN: 1-895536-53-7
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Dec 2017
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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Big Green Gaps: Our Inability to Tackle the Messy Issues at the Interface of Trade, Development and the Green Economy

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2013
Aaron Cosbey
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
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green economy, UNCTAD, trade, sustainable development, WTO, Rio, subsidies

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Border Carbon Adjustments in the EU: Issues and Options

Number of pages: 70
Aaron Cosbey, Michael Mehling and Andrei Marcu
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
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border carbon adjustment, ETS, CBAM, BCA, climate, competitiveness, leakage