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Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2019), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A 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 ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
NDC Status

Kiribati submitted its first NDC in September 2016.

The new NDC is under development. Kiribati is working to update its mitigation targets and incorporate new sectors (agriculture and livestock, forestry, waste) and gases (hydrofluorocarbons).

The country also intends to emphasise adaptation as a priority in its new NDC.

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November 18, 2022

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