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Citation: Gehring Markus W.; Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger; Fabiano de Andrade Correa; Patrick
Reynaud; Alexandra Harrington and Rodrigo Mella; (2013);
Climate Change and SustainableEnergy Measures in Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs): An Overview
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