Climate Change Laws of the World databases cover climate change legislation and policies in 177 countries. 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.

We are currently looking to complete the global coverage of the legislation database. If you have information on climate legislation in the following countries please email us at and Barbuda * The Bahamas * Bahrain * Barbados * Dominica * North Korea * Lebanon * Luxembourg * Malta * Monaco * Oman * Qatar * Saint Kitts and Nevis * Saint Lucia * Saint Vincent and the Grenadines * San Marino * Suriname * Syria

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