Share of global GHG emissionsExtracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (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.
Suriname submitted its second NDC in December 2019.
Key highlights from the NDC
- Suriname has increased its sectoral coverage for mitigation activities by adding the agriculture and transport sectors, and has incorporated its 2019 National Adaptation Plan for implementing adaptation activities.
- It has increased and quantified targets related to forests and wetlands under preservation, with a goal of protecting at least 17% of the terrestrial area by 2030.
- The country has deepened its commitment to renewable energy, with a large strategy for reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD+) and a carbon stock of global significance.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
November 18, 2022
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Suriname made a promise to itself and the rest of the world to cooperate in mitigating the effects of climate change.