Environmental legislation – global database

environmentThe London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) makes available on its website The Global Climate Legislation Study. It is the fifth edition in a series dating back to 2010.

The 2015 edition covers 98 countries plus the EU, up from 66 in 2014.

The study is intended as a source of information for legislators, researchers and policy-makers. It includes detailed country chapters with a full list of laws for each of the 99 countries covered, a set of country fact sheets with key indicators, and a database of over 800 climate-related laws.

You can also download all legislation (CSV in .zip format – titles only).


The authors encourage the use of the legislation database. Users are welcome to download, save, or distribute the results electronically or in any other format, without written permission of the authors. The source must be referenced as the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics, Global Climate Legislation database.

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