Share of global GHG emissionsBased on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2019), 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 (2020), 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 (2021), developed by UNDP.
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2030
compared to business as usualThe highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
Seychelles submitted their revised NDC in July 2021.
Key highlights from the NDC
- In their updated NDC, Seychelles pledged to reduce economy-wide emissions by 26.4% by 2030 compared to business-as-usual and to achieve a decarbonized net-zero emissions economy by 2050.
- As a small island developing state inherently vulnerable to climate change impacts, the country has continued to prioritize efforts that will improve its resilience.
- This includes safeguarding the Blue Economy, while looking to align climate action and development for sustainable growth.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
- Coastal zones
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Seychelles:
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