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01 July 2013
On June 3 2012 the National Climate Change Strategy (NCCS) – Vision 10-20-40 was published in the Federal Official Gazette. Providing guidelines and policies to address the effects of climate change in Mexico, it also seeks to promote an inclusive long-term environmental policy focused on green growth by aligning goals, institutions, programmes and resources for such purposes for the next 40 years.
The NCCS is a result of the goals set forth in the National Development Plan 2013-2018. It has also become a mandate contained in the General Law on Climate Change, which, among other provisions, includes a target to reduce emissions by up to 30% by 2020 and to 50% by 2050 with respect to the baseline levels reached in 2000.
In general terms, the NCCS provides:
The main pillars of the climate change strategy and policy included in the NCCS are as follows:
With regard to the specific goals and measures that will be undertaken for adaptation and mitigation purposes, the NCCS provides goals and policies with the purpose of:
For further information on this topic please contact Juan Francisco Torres Landa, Jorge Yanez, Brenda Rogel Salgado or Jeanett Trad Nacif at Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa SC by telephone (+52 55 5091 0157), fax (+52 55 5091 0123) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
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