Climate change governance, legislation and litigation
This research area covers the governance and political economy of transformations to low-carbon and climate-resilient societies at the international and domestic levels, including the implementation of the Paris Agreement. It also covers the specific roles of legislation, litigation, sub-national government and the private sector in these processes. Our Climate Change Laws of the World database is part of this research area.
- What is the blue economy?
- What are the UN ‘COP’ climate change conferences?
- What is the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)?
- What is the Paris Agreement?
- How is China tackling climate change?
- What is climate change legislation?
- How important is hydrogen to climate action and what are countries doing about it?
- What is the 2008 Climate Change Act?
- What are Britain’s carbon budgets?
- What are carbon offsets?
- What is the polluter pays principle?
- What is meant by ‘climate justice’?