Chile

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0.11%
Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#29
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#43
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
95 Mt
CO2e emissions reduction target by 2030
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Chile submitted its revised NDC in April 2020.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Chile added an absolute target of 95 MtCO2eq unconditional reduction by 2030 (excluding the forestry sector) and committed to peak emissions in 2025.
  • The updated NDC enhanced its adaptation component by updating its National Adaptation Plan and prioritizing the water sector.
  • It also integrated nature-based solutions and circular economy for addressing both mitigation and adaptation objectives.
  • In addition, its implementation roadmap ensured a just transition, and it includes a social pillar that aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Coastal zone
  • Energy
  • Fishery
  • Forestry
  • Health
  • Mining
  • Tourism
  • Urban
  • Water
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Chile:

Last Updated

February 16, 2022

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