Tag Archives: globe

Mapped: Climate change laws around the world

lady justice
Lady Justice on top of Old Bailey Credit: _ultraforma_ iStock / Getty Images Plus

There has been a 20-fold increase in the number of global climate change laws since 1997, according to the most comprehensive database of relevant policy and legislation

May 11, 2017 — The database, produced by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Sabin Center on Climate Change Law, includes more than 1,200 relevant policies across 164 countries, which account for 95% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading Mapped: Climate change laws around the world