Climate Act entered into force this week, setting out a framework for Sweden to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
Committee on Climate Change says policies needed to reach 2050 goal of 90% reduction are too weak and ill thought out
Countries of every economic, social, cultural type are passing climate change laws say researchers - but is more legislation the answer to the climate crisis?
This high level initiative aims to support legislators advance climate change legislation within their parliaments
Green Party outlines plan to pass flagship legislation ahead of March election
Democrat senator believes he can pass a renewable energy bill, but warns comprehensive climate bill will have to be shelved for next two years
Democrat senator unveils new clean energy bill that will focus on the carrot rather than the stick
Passage of financial reform raises prospects for crucial climate-bill vote, but hurdles remain if Obama is to make good on pledge to pass legislation this year
Green group signals support for scaled-back emissions trading scheme that only covers energy utilities
White House meeting fails to deliver consensus on climate bill, but Obama administration insists "we will be able to get something done this year"
White House meeting with key Senators expected to finalise climate bill strategy
Resolution to strip the EPA of its right to regulate greenhouse gas emissions defeated by 53 votes to 47
As new report reveals more than 6,000 firms now want the US climate bill to pass, key Republican senator refuses to restore his support for the legislation
Republican's "job killer" jibe dismissed by independent economic study
Agency cranks up pressure on Senators to approve climate bill by confirming that new emission permitting rules will come into effect from the start of next year
Industry bosses line up to support long-awaited climate bill, as Republicans slam "job-killing national energy tax"
Green businesses await details on pollution permits and transport emission policy
"Finally Canada will be on its way to having clear regulations and frameworks for fighting climate change"
Climate Bill expected on Wednesday as administration dismisses calls from key Republican for a pause to proceedings
Key Republican senator calls for "pause" to climate bill following Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Republican senator Lindsey Graham unlikely to be on board at unveiling of new legislation
Battle to save California's world-leading climate change legislation is heating up with Governor Schwarzenegger vowing to "push back" against oil industry lobbyists
Senator insists bill remains on track despite Gulf oil spill and loss of Republican support
Moderate Republican says business community holds the key to passing US climate legislation