Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, is calling on the public to comment on the recently published National Climate Change Bill.

According to the department the purpose of the Bill, which was published in in Government Gazette 41689 (Notice No. 636), is to build an effective climate change response and ensure the long-term, just transition to a climate resilient and lower carbon economy and society.

“This will be done within the context of sustainable development for South Africa, and will provide for all matters related to climate change,” the Department of Environmental Affairs said in a statement.

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