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.
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.
Maldives submitted its revised NDC in December 2020.
Key highlights from the NDC
- Maldives adopted a conditional emissions reduction target of 26% by 2030 compared to business as usual.
- The country also aspires to achieve net zero by 2030 depending on the international support received.
- The adaptation component of the revised NDC includes disaster risk reduction and management.
- This includes improving the country's preparedness for possible future extreme weather events and strengthening collaboration with other island communities.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
- Coastal zones
- Disaster risk management
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