Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (10 June 1992) and ratification (5 Apr 1994)
  • KP: ratification (14 Apr 2005)
    Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: NA
  • Vienna Convention: accession (11 Oct 1994)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (11 Oct 1994)
  • Energy Charter: NA
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: NA
  • Espoo Convention: NA
  • 2030 Commitment: Reduce GHG emissions 64% by 2030 compared to “business as usual” projected emissions.

Federal Laws on Climate Change


Forests and Land Use

Environmental Impact Assessment


Government Documents

Factual Matters

Summaries of legislation compiled from Nachmany, M., et al. 2014. “The GLOBE Climate Legislation Study: A Review of Climate Change Legislation in 66 Countries. Fourth Edition.” London: GLOBE International and the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics.

Updated as of: December 30, 2014