President Martín Vizcarra promulgated yesterday the Law on Climate Change, whose objective is to reduce the country’s vulnerability to this phenomenon caused by the emission of greenhouse gases.
“Today we are witnessing an important event. The Law on Climate Change allows us to view the future with optimism and to confront it in a united way, convinced that a climate-responsible country grows and has a vision for the future,” he said to Andina.
The Head of State also added that this law is the first one to enter into force in South America, by which Peru reaffirms its commitment to sustainable development for the benefit of the present and future generations.
The main objective of this regulation is to reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate change and take advantage of growth opportunities with lower carbon emissions. Also, the amount of public spending in Peru will be benefited as well, which will generate investment projects that incorporate important research for decision-making when preparing public investment projects, you can read in Andina.
Vizcarra also called on all Peruvians to be more responsible for the care of the environment and he hopes this law will be an incentive to that.
This promulgation took place in the context of the Gore-Extraordinary Executive meeting, which takes place at the Government Palace on Tuesday.
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