It was great to hear the French government being held responsible for their lack of action over climate change and found guilty of not keeping its promise to tackle its CO2 emissions.
“This is an historic win for climate justice. The decision not only takes into consideration what scientists say and what people want from French public policies, but it should also inspire people all over the world to hold their governments accountable for climate change in their courts,” said Jean-François Julliard, the executive director of Greenpeace France, one of the plaintiffs.
Let’s hope that World leaders will now see the climate crisis as a serious issue. 2.3 million people signed the petition to bring the legal case in France. www.mecohomes.co.uk