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Climate change laws exceed 1,200 worldwide, finds LSE study

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Patricia Espinosa, the UN’s climate change chief, said that laws were one yardstick for tracking action on climate change. Photograph: Becker & Bredel/Getty Images

Legislation is ‘cause for optimism’ as big body of laws is hard to reverse

May 9, 2017 — Nations around the world have adopted more than 1,200 laws to curb climate change, up from about 60 two decades ago, a sign of widening efforts to limit rising temperatures, according to a new study. Continue reading Climate change laws exceed 1,200 worldwide, finds LSE study