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International Climate Change Law: Science & Data

International Climate Change Law Research Guide

Reports & Briefing Papers

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) website

UN Climate Reports

  • Reports on climate science, impacts, and economics from a variety of UN organizations.

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) climate resources

  • Reports on the current state of the climate.

Climate Analytics

  • A nonprofit that publishes scientific reports and policy analysis (including evaluations of climate action progress).


  • A database compiling reports and articles on a variety of climate change-related topics. Includes documents from universities, intergovernmental organizations, and government agencies.

Country-Specific Data

Climate Change Knowledge Portal (World Bank)

  • Data on climate, vulnerabilities, and impacts, explorable by country or by watershed.


  • Country-specific data and policy analysis.

Journal Articles

See the section of this guide covering journal articles for advice on finding non-legal scholarship.

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Other Resources

For a more comprehensive list of resources, browse this UN guide, Climate Change - A Global Issue.