Share of global GHG emissionsExtracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Climate Vulnerability Index rankingA higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
Human Development Index rankingA lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
Antigua and Barbuda submitted its revised NDC in September 2021.
Key highlights from the NDC
- Antigua and Barbuda updated the 2015 INDC, maintaining previously communicated targets not met and updating some targets to reflect more ambition.
- The revised NDC includes a mitigation target of 86% renewable energy generation from local resources in the electricity sector by 2030 and 100% of new vehicle sales to be electric vehicles by 2030.
- It also explores the mitigation targets from the waste and the Agriculture Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sectors.
- Most of the targets are conditional on support.
- The country commits to carrying out Measurement, Reporting and Verification on adaptation actions and to reviewing the National Adaptation Plan every 5 years.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
- Community infrastructure
- Food Security
- Housing and settlements
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Antigua and Barbuda:
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