World's lawmakers agree big step to global agreement on #climatechange #WSL2014 @GLOBE_intl

World's lawmakers agree big step to global agreement on #climatechange #WSL2014 @GLOBE_intl

A crucial step has been taken towards securing a legally-binding global agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Paris 2015 after a World Summit of Legislators agreed a Resolution committing them to review and strengthen their national climate laws and scrutinise government negotiating positions. The next 18 months of international climate diplomacy is critical to securing a deal. Along the way are the current UN climate talks in Bonn and the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in November. At the end of the road is a new UN-broken global agreement to be made at talks to be held in Paris in November 2015. The world's lawmakers were meeting over three days in Mexico at the largest ever gathering of lawmakers on sustainable development. They were calling for a new generation of international agreement that places national legislation at its heart. In attendance we...

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