Jordan

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0.07%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#75
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.
#102
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
31%
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2030
(compared to business as usual)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Jordan submitted its revised NDC in October 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Jordan enhanced its commitment by raising its conditional greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 31% by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • This is an increase from a target of 14% in the first NDC.
  • The country's unconditional emissions reduction target is 5%, with the remaining 26% being subject to availability of international funding support.
  • The adaptation vision and objective of the updated NDC is directly linked to the recently launched National Adaptation Plan (NAP).
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystems
  • Health
  • Coastal zones
  • Disaster risk management

 

The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Jordan:

Last Updated

February 11, 2022

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