Canada, the United States and Mexico have concluded the second round of talks on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA"). Among many priorities, the environment appeared on the negotiating agenda for two days of the Mexico City round of talks.

It is too early to tell what shape a future environment chapter might take, but while the parties may be aligned on some broad issues, it is no secret that climate change may be a sore spot. As well, changes to Chapter 11 may also have an impact on environmental and climate-change objectives.

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Barbora Grochalova  
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