Climate action, international trade and government procurement

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At COP28 much was made of the first explicit reference to a transition away from all fossil fuels in energy systems. But the conference achieved other significant firsts that have received far less fanfare, says Sandra Hamilton.

Long overlooked by climate policymakers it was encouraging to see for the first time international trade, and the vital market-shaping role of government procurement placed front and centre at the recent COP28 conference.

Period17 Jan 2024

Media contributions


Media contributions

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research


  • Trade Policy
  • Government Procurement
  • COP-28
  • International Trade
  • sustainability