May23

Mexican and South Korean Legislation Underlines Major Shift in Response to Climate Change

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Mexican and South Korean Legislation Underlines Major Shift in Response to Climate Change

The Mexican Parliament recently passed the General Law on Climate Change, a landmark piece of national environmental legislation. This month also saw the passage of far reaching legislation introducing emissions trading scheme in South Korea. 

May23

Legislators Challenge UN and Rio+20 to recognise role of national legislation and scrutiny

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Legislators fear a repeat of the failure to drive the original outcomes of Rio into national legislation

Legislators Challenge UN and Rio+20 to recognise role of national legislation and scrutiny

Senior legislators from Brazil, the European Parliament, Germany, Japan, Mexico, South Africa and the UK have today issued a challenge to the UN and to the organisers of Rio+20 to recognise the importance of converting the outcomes into practical legislation.

Apr14

Mexican Congress Votes to Pass Climate Law

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The Mexican Congress has voted by a large majority in both the Senate and Chamber of Deputies to introduce comprehensive climate change legislation advanced by GLOBE Mexico.

Mar17

Head of President Dilma’s Cabinet Backs World Summit of Legislators

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Head of President Dilma’s Cabinet Backs World Summit of Legislators

The Head of President Dilma's Cabinet, Minister Gleisi Hoffman, met today with GLOBE and offered the full support of Brazil for the 1st World Summit of Legislators.

Mar16

GLOBE International Board Meets in Berlin to Prepare for World Summit of Legislators

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GLOBE International Board Meets in Berlin to Prepare for World Summit of Legislators

Legislators from across the world met as part of the Board of GLOBE International on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th March in the German Bundestag (Parliament) to prepare for the World Summit of Legislators.

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