China’s top court issues guideline on environmental protection
China’s top court issued a guideline on Friday aiming to help the country achieve its climate targets of peaking carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and realizing carbon neutrality before 2060 through legal services.
The 24-article guideline made by the Supreme People’s Court highlights the significance of putting the environmental restoration first, clarifying that judges should balance the relationship between development and emission reduction of enterprises in case handling.
It stipulates that courts nationwide need to guide enterprises to save energy and reduce carbon emissions through technological transformation in dealing with relevant cases, urging them to promote the green and sustainable growth.
News from: Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China