The Pledges


As of September 1st., 2016, 162 pledges were submitted as part of the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. These pledges, or Nationally Determined Contributions, represent 189 countries and account for 98 percent of global GHG emissions.

Source: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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The category of countries used by the IPCC in its Fifth Assessment Report was included: High Income country (HIC), Upper Middle Income country (UMC), Lower Middle Income country (LMC), Low Income country (LIC) (Source: AR5, Working Group III, Annex 2).

Unless otherwise indicated, the target year for the implementation of the pledge is 2030.

BAU: Business-as-usual in 2030

 

#CountryCategoryUnconditional pledgeConditional pledgeBelow
1 Afghanistan LIC -13.6% of GHG emissions BAU
2 Albania UMC -11.5% of CO2 emissions BAU
3 Algeria UMC -7% of GHG emissions -22% of GHG emissions (additional -15%) BAU
4 Angola UMC -35% of GHG emissions -50% of GHG emissions (additional -15%) BAU
5 Antigua and Barbuda HIC Policies, measures and actions Policies, measures and actions BAU
6 Argentina UMC -15% of GHG emissions -30% of GHG emissions (additional -15%) BAU
7 Armenia LMC Policies, measures and actions
8 Australia HIC -26-28% of GHG emission reductions 2005 level
9 Azerbaijan UMC -35% of GHG emissions 1990 level
10 Bahamas HIC -30% of GHG emissions BAU