Articles by Erica Pishdadian

Erica is a news editor for International Business Times. She previously served as an editor at the Link newspaper in Montreal and as a freelancer for outlets such as Vice, xoJane and the Daily Mail. Erica received a BA in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island in 2013, where she focused on American foreign policy in the Middle East and austerity in the European Union. She also spent one year studying Multi-Platform Journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, during which time she covered a series of austerity riots.

Erica is new to New York. In her spare time, she enjoys catching film screenings, tweeting about the New England Patriots and the tireless pursuit of good macarons.

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U.S. Floats New Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Based On Carbon Emissions

U.S. officials are proposing to levy tariffs on steel and aluminum based on how much carbon the producing country's industries emit, in a bid to fight climate change and "dirty" metals made in China and elsewhere, two people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday.