China strengthens role of courts in meeting carbon targets
Supreme People's Court issued new guidelines that say judges should balance development and corporate emission reduction when ruling on lawsuits. Document says courts should focus on the carbon trading market, in particular, which has been the subject of a wide variety of legal disputes in recent years. President Xi Jinping recently reaffirmed a pledge that China would peak its carbon dioxide emissions before 2030.
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