Share of global GHG emissionsBased on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2019), 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 (2020), 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 (2021), developed by UNDP.
The Cook Islands submitted its first NDC in September 2016.
The revised NDC is currently being prepared.
In the current NDC, the Cook Islands committed to a future powered by renewable energy with targets for renewable-sourced electricity of 50% by 2015 and 100% by 2020.
November 18, 2022
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