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What If ISDS Lawsuits Were Used To Fight Climate Change?

For many years, the battle lines over investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) have been clearly drawn. On one side, progressive groups such as environmental NGOs have criticized ISDS as a nefarious tool used by multinational corporations to undermine domestic regulation. On the other side, business groups have supported ISDS as a neutral mechanism for arbitrating disputes between foreign investors and governments.
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