Climate Change Laws of the World
Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2019 (New Zealand / 2019 / Legislative)
This Act amends the Crown Minerals Act 1991. It bans new offshore oil and gas activities and restricts onshore permitting.
Decree-law 76/2019 on the legal regime applicable to electricity activities (Portugal / 2019 / Executive)
This document makes the fifth amendment to the Statutes of the Energy Services Regulatory Authority set out in Decree-Law no. 172/2006. It establishes the legal regime applicable to the activities of generation, … read more »
Decrees 476/2019 and 548/2019 on renewable energies (Argentina / 2019 / Executive)
This decrees amend past decrees in order to update the regulatory framework on renewable energy production and reassess the thresholds for related incentives.
law 117/2019 amending law 50/1991 on construction work (Romania / 2019 / Legislative)
This law amends two articles of the law 50/1991 and establishes that it is no longer mandatory to seek a permit in order to install solar photovoltaic panels on roofs.
Law No. 2712-VIII on competitive conditions for the production of electricity from alternative energy sources (Ukraine / 2019 / Legislative)
This law amends the 2003 law on alternative energy sources. It sets the rules for quotas of renewable energy and the related auction and feed-in tariff schemes.
Myanmar National Climate Change Policy (Myanmar / 2019 / Executive / Mitigation and adaptation Framework)
The National Climate Change Policy, published alongside the National Environment Policy, aims at creating a more robust policy framework to make sure that investment and development plans at all levels … read more »
National policy to fight climate change (Haiti / 2019 / Executive / Mitigation and adaptation Framework)
This policy aims to reorient Haiti’s socio-economic development towards a more low-carbon regime, resilient to adverse climatic conditions attributable to climate change, generating new jobs and contributing to the eradication … read more »
Presidential Decree 7/2019 establishing the national policy of climate change mitigation and adaptation and creating the national response system to climate change (Nicaragua / 2019 / Executive / Mitigation and adaptation Framework)
This decree establishes the national policy of climate change mitigation and adaptation and creates the national system of climate change response. It defines a strategic national reference framework to develop … read more »
Presidential Regulation 55/2019 on electric vehicles (Indonesia / 2019 / Executive)
This document aims at enabling battery-powered electric vehicles to be made and deployed in Indonesia. It includes two, three and four wheelers. It sets up incentives for local manufacturers, with … read more »
Renewable Energy Roadmap 2030 for the Electricity sector (Mauritius / 2019 / Executive)
This document sets Mauritius’ government strategy for enhancing the role of renewable energy sources within the country’s electricity sector. It defines capacity targets to reach by 2025 and 2030. The … read more »
Royal Decree 244/2019 regulating the administrative, technical and economic conditions of the self-consumption of electric energy (Spain / 2019 / Executive)
This decree seeks to promote the self-consumption of energy, and particularly renewable energy, by regulating the sector. It notably 1) updates the framework for the connection and energy supply to … read more »