European Union’s Rule of Law in Climate Governance and the Enlightenment to China



Climate change has developed into a global problem that threatens human existence. The European Union (EU) was the first to start climate governance, and has formed an effective, mature governance model and the rule of law system. The recognition of climate and social rules has led to the formation of a multi-party governance network. The analysis of the gains and losses of EU climate control aims at deepening our understanding of climate governance laws and providing new ideas for climate governance in different countries. The rapid and extensive development in China has also brought a series of climatic problems, but the “fragmentation” governance scheme has suffered “bottleneck” in the governance effect. This paper introduces the practice and legal experience of European Union climate control to give some enlightenment and promotion to China’s climate control.


EU; Climate governance; The rule of law; Enlightenment

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