Collapse of Seattle talks leaves environment in limbo

Talks aimed at setting the agenda for a new round of international trade negotiations collapsed in chaos in Seattle in December. The breakdown was hailed as a victory by environmental groups, but it has also scuppered efforts to bring environmental issues into the heart of the trading system and set back moves to remove environmentally damaging subsidies.

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