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Lots Of Countries Have Passed Climate Bills, But The U.S. Is Still Behind The times

By Kate Sheppard

WASHINGTON — There now exist nearly 500 climate-related laws in 66 different countries, according to a report released Thursday.

The report comes from the Global Legislators Organization (GLOBE International), a group that brings together lawmakers from around the world in the interest of promoting environmental action. One hundred legislators from 50 countries are meeting in Washington Thursday and Friday, and the report was released as part of that event.

The study includes laws that price carbon as well those that spur energy efficiency and curb energy demand. The group called the spread of climate-related legislation “a spectacular wave of …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green