Mongolia

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0.11%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#63
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.
#99
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
27.2%
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

Mongolia submitted its revised NDC in October 2020.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Mongolia enhanced its mitigation ambition with a conditional emissions reduction target of 27.2% by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • The country also set an unconditional emission reduction target of 22.7% by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • In addition, an optional component on forestry was included that would push total greenhouse gas emissions reduction to 44.9% by 2030.
  • The revised NDC also increased sectoral coverage in agriculture, waste and some industrial sectors.
  • The NDC targets are aligned with the national development strategy and policy framework.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Water
  • Forestry
  • Biodiversity
  • Health
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Last Updated

January 19, 2022

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