This study assesses the environmental integrity risks of international carbon markets under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and discusses possible international rules to address them. A considerable risk is that several countries have mitigation targets that correspond to higher levels of emissions than business-as-usual (BAU) projections.
This policy brief outlines and analyses worldwide trends in legislation and litigation on climate change. The analysis covers legislative activities in 177 countries with varying economic contexts and income levels. The data informing this brief clearly shows that no country is acting alone on climate change.