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Climate Change Laws of the World databases cover climate change legislation and policies in 177 countries, up from 99 countries in 2015. They include the world’s 50 largest greenhouse gas emitters and 95 of the top 100 emitters. Together they account for nearly 95 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The databases also feature climate litigation cases from 25 countries. The data are maintained jointly by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the Sabin Center on Climate Change Law at the Columbia Law School. Explore the data by clicking on the map or selecting a country from the dropdown menu. Alternatively, click here to search the legislation and litigation databases.

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