Status under International Climate Change Law

  • UNFCCC: signature (12 June 1992) and ratification (17 Apr 1996)
  • KP: ratification (26 Aug 2002)
    Quantified emission limitation or reduction commitment: NA
  • Vienna Convention: accession (7 Apr 1993)
  • Montreal Protocol: accession (16 Apr 1993)
  • Energy Charter: NA
  • Energy Efficiency Protocol: NA
  • Espoo Convention: NA

Federal Laws on Climate Change


Forests and Land Use

Environmental Impact Assessment


Government Documents

Factual Matters

Secondary Sources

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: January 14, 2015