All pages with keywords: Climate change legislation

Mexico’s General Law on Climate Change: Key achievements and challenges ahead

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Sandra L Guzman Luna 19 November, 2018

In 2012 Mexico became the first large oil-producing emerging economy to adopt climate legislation. This study assesses the impact of the General Law on Climate Change to date and draws lessons learnt for Mexico and other countries that are currently developing climate change legislation. read more »


How influential is the UK’s Committee on Climate Change?

How influential is the UK’s Committee on Climate Change?

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 1 October, 2018

Sam Fankhauser reflects on the successes of the UK’s independent climate advisory body 10 years after its establishment – and the challenges it faces for the future. read more »


Paris-compatible governance: Lessons from legislating on climate change in Europe

Paris-compatible governance: Lessons from legislating on climate change in Europe

Seminar Alina Averchenkova 4 May 2018

UNFCCC Side Event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference  with live stream (Please note event times are Central European Time) This side event, presented jointly by the Grantham Research Institute … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2018 snapshot

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Joana Setzer 30 April, 2018

This brief summarises the most recent trends in climate change litigation and legislation, now with global coverage. read more »


Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Joana Setzer 5 April, 2018

This submission to the Talanoa Dialogue covers themes of climate legislation, institutions and governance, and the credibility of climate change commitments. read more »


Low carbon economy: What role for legislators?

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova 16 November, 2017

Presentation given at the Parliamentary meeting on the occasion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Bonn (Germany), 12 November 2017. The meeting was organized jointly by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 snapshot

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Sam Fankhauser, Joana Setzer, Alina Averchenkova 8 November, 2017

This brief summarises and updates the latest annual stocktake of trends in climate change litigation and legislation. read more »


Climate in the courtroom: Litigation is increasingly used to influence action on climate change

Climate in the courtroom: Litigation is increasingly used to influence action on climate change

a commentary by Joana Setzer 24 May, 2017

Our annual round-up about global climate legislation delivered at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change intersessional conference in May shows that there is a stock of 1200 laws … read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 update

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Sam Fankhauser, Joana Setzer, Alina Averchenkova 9 May, 2017

This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation. It is the sixth stock-take in a series of global Climate Legislation Studies that dates back to 2010. read more »


Webinar | Climate Change Laws of the World – global trends in legislation and litigation – video

Seminar Sam Fankhauser, Michal Nachmany 5 Jun 2017

The webinar marks the launch of ‘Climate Change Laws of the World’ (formerly ‘the Global Climate Legislation Study). read more »