Morocco

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0.19%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#70
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.
#121
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
45.5%
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

Morocco submitted its revised NDC in June 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Morocco increased both its conditional and unconditional emissions reduction targets in the revised NDC.
  • The unconditional target is now set to 18.3% reduction by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • The conditional target has been increased to 45.5% reduction by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • The adaptation component in the NDC has also been expanded with more actions to address climate risks.
  • Morocco has set up an online measurement, reporting, verification (MRV) platform dedicated to monitoring the implementation of the NDC.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Ecosystems
  • Health
  • Coastal zones

 

Last Updated

March 1, 2022

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