Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (12 June 1992) and ratification (21 Jan 1998)
  • KP: ratification (12 Dec 2006)
    Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: NA
  • Vienna Convention: accession (2 Sept 1994)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (2 Sept 1994)
  • Energy Charter: NA
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: NA
  • Espoo Convention: NA
  • UNFCCC Commitment: At least 50% emission reduction compared to the scenario of uncontrolled development in 2025

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