“We have submitted a bill and now it’s up to the main parties to decide”, Mr Nollet said. He said there has to be a vote on the bill before the elections in May.
“We could have a two-thirds majority: young people want commitment. Let’s vote in this bill, which has been submitted by scientists”, he said.
To deal with the urgency of climate change, a dozen university professors and researchers specialised in constitutional law and the environment submitted a ready prepared “special climate law” to the Chamber on Friday. The bill not only raises Belgian targets but also applies the principles of social justice and integrity.