UK passes Environment Emergency declaration
05, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- UK Parliament became the first national government to pass a national declaration of an Environment and Climate Emergency.
- This move marks a serious emergency in dealing with climate change.
- The declaration was preceded by a visit by teenage activist Greta Thunberg (to the
- Parliament), the feature of David Attenborough’s documentary movie titled ‘Climate Change: The Facts’.