Assessing national climate policy

This report contains separate assessments of climate policy in twelve of the major GHG emitting countries, covering government policy on mitigation, adaptation, technology transfer, and land use policies. The assessments cover the policy developments between 1st November 2008 and 20thFebruary 2009. Apart from describing the various policy initiatives being developed and implemented, the report also provides a critical meta-analysis of what kinds of policies are working, where they are being implemented, and why they are successful.