Adoption of Climate Change Bill a 'landmark' in SA's response to climate change

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The NCOP has adopted the bill, paving the way for legal framework to regulate activities that contribute to climate change like coal-fired power stations and emissions.

CAPE TOWN - Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Barbara Creecy said that the adoption of the Climate Change Bill was a"landmark" in the country's response to climate change.

The was adopted by both houses of Parliament without much objection, as the country tries to keep a closer tab on the causes of climate change. Creecy said that the NCOP's passing of the bill would now"mainstream climate action" across all of government.


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