Mexico

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1.35%
Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2019), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#95
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.
#86
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
40%
Emissions reduction target by 2030
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Mexico submitted its updated NDC in November 2022.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • In its updated NDC, Mexico has increased its mitigation targets, aiming for a 35% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, compared to a 22% reduction established in its previous submission in 2020.
  • If external support is secured, Mexico commits to a GHG reduction of 40% by 2030, increasing its previous conditional target of 36%.
  • The unconditional and conditional targets for reduction in black carbon emissions by 2030 remain at 51% and 70%, respectively.
  • The updated NDC includes the implementation of the country’s National Strategy for the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (ENAREDD+).
  • The adaption components remain the same as in the previous NDC.
  • In this updated NDC, the country confirms its plans to increase its clean energy production to 40 GW, which could help power about 30 million homes a year, by 2030.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Ecosystems and biodiversity
  • Food systems and food security
  • Human population and territory
  • Infrastructure and cultural heritage
  • Water
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Mexico:

Last Updated

February 7, 2023

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