This comprehensive audit of climate legislation across 66 countries together responsible for around 88% of global manmade greenhouse gas emissions was launched at the 2nd GLOBE Climate Legislation Summit held at the Senate of the United States of America and at the World Bank, Washington D.C. See this package for the study, related policies and documents.

This paper examines the links between countries’ domestic ambition on climate change – in particular related to domestic legislation – and their position at the international negotiations in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).