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Should Governments Protect Citizens from the Effects of Climate Change?

Positive Future #666 (Feature photo – Dutch Citizens Celebrate Legal Victory on Climate Change – courtesy of

BrightVibes brings us the story of how the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled that government must protect citizens from climate change. The Netherlands (often called Holland) is a nation of 17.5 million people in Europe and one of the founding nations of the European Union.

One of the concerns of the citizens of the Netherlands is that a large part of the nation is below sea level and protected by a national infrastructure of dikes. Will the dikes be overrun?

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