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The cost of climate inaction: Landmark ruling presses European governments to act

By France24
11 April 2024   |   1:01 pm
"To choose not to choose is still to act," as French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre once said. Judges at Europe's highest jurisdiction agree. Their non-binding ruling against Switzerland over its failure to formulate a concrete climate action plan resonates as scientists confirm that the planet is coming off the hottest month of March on record.

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