Arnaud worked on the Climate Change Laws of the World project – the most comprehensive global resource on climate legislation and policy. He carried out analysis and research on newly passed laws, assesses GHG targets set out in these documents and contributes to the database’s development.


Prior to his role at the Grantham Research Institute, Arnaud worked at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (USA), the Janaagraha Centre for Democracy and Citizenship (India) and the French Department for Energy and Climate. He was for two years an operations analyst at KiWi Power, the UK’s leading demand response aggregator.Arnaud is also a PhD researcher at Imperial College London based at the Public Health Policy Evaluation Unit, School of Public Health. He joined Imperial after his MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment at University College London. Arnaud also holds an MA in International Relations and a Diploma in Latin American Studies from the Lyon Institute of Political Studies.

Research interests

  • Climate legislation and litigation
  • Health and economic co-benefits of sectoral climate policies
  • Decarbonisation strategies in transport
  • Populous middle-income countries


Policy - 2022

Policy - 2021

Climate change framework laws are needed for the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement. This policy insight examines the elements that can be ‘built in’ to framework laws to specify accountability for the implementation of the core obligations contained within, based on a review of 43 such laws from the Climate Change Laws of the World database. Read more

Climate Change Laws of the World


News - 2023

News - 2022

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