Share of global GHG emissionsExtracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2018), 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 (2019), 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 (2020), developed by UNDP.
Nauru submitted its updated NDC in October 2021.
Key highlights from the NDC
- Nauru has increased its unconditional greenhouse gas emission reduction target from 10% to 14%.
- The updated NDC has further organized the small island developing state’s contributions into 8 thematic areas, a considerable expansion in scope from the initial NDC, and details planned actions with both adaptation and mitigation benefits.
- The country aims to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
- Coastal zone
January 17, 2022
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