Turkey

Europe & Central Asia
Previous Tajikistan
0.97%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#54
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#54
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
NDC StatusRepublic of Turkey Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change

Turkey submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in October 2015. 

In 2021, Turkey ratified the Paris Climate Agreement and committed to net zero by 2053. 

The country is now preparing its long-term climate change strategy and action plan to enhance adaptation, accelerate mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, and increase co-benefits for cities, sectors, and ecosystems. Accordingly, Turkey will update its NDC.

The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Turkey:

Last Updated

February 22, 2022

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