Liberia

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0.05%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#174
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.
#175
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
64%
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 

Liberia submitted its updated NDC in August 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • While its first NDC was entirely conditional upon international support, Liberia’s updated NDC includes an unconditional 2030 target to reduce emissions by 10% below business-as-usual. 
  • Aligned with the National Adaptation Plan and development plan, the revised NDC contains new sectors and elaborated adaptation measures including steps to integrate gender and youth considerations into planning. 
  • The NDC also aligns the country's climate action with the Sustainable Development Goals. 
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC 
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Coastal zones
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Waste
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April 1, 2022

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