General Law on Climate Change Mexico 2018
|Name of policy||General Law on Climate Change Mexico 2018|
|Region|| North America
|Subnational region or state||—|
|City or local||—|
|Type of policy instrument|
|Policy description|| The main objectives of this reform to Mexico’s General Law on Climate Change of 2012 (http://climatepolicydatabase.org/index.php/General_Law_on_Climate_Change_Mexico_2012) are to establish a mandatory emissions trading system (ETS), and to bring its policy framework into greater consistency with the Paris Agreement.
Art.7 states that the federal state has the prerogative of designing and managing Mexico's policy and strategy regarding climate change, as well as to coordinate and implement the policy tools provided by this law.
Art. 13 creates the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático).
|Date of decision||2018|
|Start date of implementation||2018|
|End date of implementation||—|
|Source or references||The 2012's General Law on Climate Change was amended in 2018 by Decree 13.07.2018: http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5531463&fecha=13/07/2018.|
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|Comments (background and assessment)||—|