New climate policy fails to sway critics

The government is setting out major bureaucratic changes with the introduction of the Climate Change Act and the founding of the Department of Climate Change, which will be the new legal tool and central agency to oversee the country’s climate actions.

Speaking at the Thailand Climate Action Conference recently, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa presented the plans to address climate change by focusing on lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in four target sectors and fostering climate-friendly investment in the Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economy model.

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