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The world in general and Cameroon in particular is on a mad rush towards economic growth and development. The resource to achieve this programme is sometimes very scarce and often come with a cost; that of influencing climate change. Every society is striving to live a very exorbitant standard of life and by so doing exploiting the environmental resources in such a way that instigates greenhouse gas that provokes climate change. Many laws, policies and declarations have been put in place with the intention to control the way business with the use of natural resources and operation of activities that can increase the quantity of greenhouse gases can be checkmated. Despite these measures, the earth continuous to experience increase in temperatures. This then calls to question the effectiveness of mechanisms for the respect of climate safety measures. This paper is seeks to investigate the effectiveness of the mechanisms put in place to enforce measures to fight climate change in Cameroon. In an attempt to address this objective, resort is made to laws, literature in this area, and other primary documents. It is discovered that judicial and administrative personnel lack the capacity to handle cases on climate change. The population does not also have the knowledge to protect and defend their environmental rights. In the end, we suggested that: the court and administrative officials should boost their capacity to handle issues on climate change; the population should be trained to drag to court violators of climate safety measures that go against their rights; the courts should take very harsh penalties against those who violate climate safety measures to deter others.

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Legal Mechanisms Enforcement Fight Against Climate Change

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Mr. Nah Henry Mbutu 2021. A Legal Appraisal of The Mechanism For The Enforcement of Measures To Fight Against Climate Change in Cameroon. International Journal on Integrated Education. 4, 4 (Apr. 2021), 95-`108. DOI:https://doi.org/10.31149/ijie.v4i4.1609.

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