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Jun07

Mexican President Enacts Climate Change Law

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President praises legislators for working across party lines to pass law

Mexican President Enacts Climate Change Law

President Felipe Calderón of Mexico has formally signed the decree enacting Mexico's General Law of Climate Change.  The law advanced by GLOBE Mexico enters into legal force following landslide votes in the Senate and Chamber of Deputies.

Jan12

GLOBE Hosts Visit of China Climate Law Team to London and Brussels

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China's 10 strong ' Law Team' charged with drafting China's first climate change law visits London and Brussels to study UK and EU legislation.

Jun08

Mexico enacts landmark REDD+ legislation

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Government Enacts REDD+ Legislation Following Landslide Votes in the Congress

The Government of Mexico this week became the first country to enact legislation in support of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+).

Oct19

Parliaments must up their game on risk management

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The GCF’s Catastrophic Risks Report calls for an entirely new category of risk to be developed. Looking around there are few institutions at the national or global level that are fit for purpose in addressing global catastrophic risk. National parliaments are no exception.

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