20 Apr '12, 9am

Mexico

Mexican president Felipe Calderon is poised to approve the world's latest comprehensive climate change bill, after the country's Senate yesterday rubberstamped the wide-ranging legislation. The Senate, which had last year approved an earlier version of the bill, voted through the legislative package after the country's lower house approved the bill last week. FURTHER READING Mitsubishi Electric puts solar and efficiency at heart of latest environmental plan Coke lights up Europe's largest soft drink plant with solar power It will now pass to the president, who is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days. The bill is broadly similar to the UK's Climate Change Act and will require future governments to meet regular emissions reduction targets with the goal of ultimately cutting carbon emissions 50 per cent by 2050. It includes additional targets requiring the go...

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