Environmental standards not enforceable
The TPP was supposed to include enforceable commitments by governments to at least seven international environment agreements. But the text mentions only four, and only one - on trade in endangered species - has clearly enforceable commitments.
There is no mention of climate change. Global corporations could use ISDS to sue governments for taking action against climate change.
TPP: This Election Could Decide If Companies Can Sue Australia Over Environmental Policy (New Matilda, June 2016)
Updated: Jul 2016