Last month, Costa Rica ratified the Paris Agreement. After the vote, the environment minister said, “Costa Rica showed the world that it has the courage to take bold and timely decisions to work for a sustainable development.” In an interview, Mariel Yglesias discusses Costa Rica’s climate change policy.
The U.N. recently warned Nigeria that climate change could threaten the government’s agricultural diversification efforts, and that extreme weather events are likely to reduce crop yields and disrupt food distribution. In an email interview, Matthew Page discusses Nigeria’s climate change policy.
The Dutch parliament voted last week to cut the Netherlands’ greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent by 2030, a move that requires closing the country’s five remaining coal-fired power plants. In an email interview, Pier Vellinga discusses the Netherland’s climate change policy.