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Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2020), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2021), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
NDC Status

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
  • Agriculture
  • Coastal zone
  • Ecosystem
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Water

Last Updated

November 24, 2023

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