Thailand

Asia and the Pacific
Previous Sri Lanka
0.88%
Share of global GHG emissions
Extracted from the CAIT Climate Data Explorer (2019), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#68
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2020), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#66
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2021), developed by UNDP.
40%
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

Thailand submitted its second updated NDC in November 2022.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • In their second updated NDC, Thailand increased its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target from 20% to 30% by 2030 compared to the business-as-usual scenario.
  • It also increased its conditional target from 25% to 40%. 
  • Thailand confirms its efforts to meet the long-term goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, and net-zero GHG emissions by 2065.  
  • The adaptation components remain the same as the first updated NDC.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Health
  • Human settlements and security
  • Natural resources
  • Tourism
  • Water
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Last Updated

November 18, 2022

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