Current Climate Proposals

Publicly Reported Proposals to Reduce GHG Emissions as Interpreted by Climate Interactive April 19, 2013

Country/Region 2020 Reduction Long Term Reduction Other Proposals
Antigua & Barbuda 25% below 1990
Australia 5% below 2000
25% below 2000
60% below 2000 by 2050
80% below 2000 by 2050
*Pledges also applied to LULUCF
Belarus 5% below 1990
10% below 1990
Brazil 36.1% below BAU
38.9% below BAU
Canada 17% below 2005
Chile 20% below BAU
China Carbon intensity 45% below 2005 Increase forest coverage by 40 million hectares by 2020
Increase non-fossil energy sources to 15% of primary energy consumption by 2020
Cap on energy consumption in 2015 at 4 billion tons of coal equivalent (tce)
Emissions Peak in 2030 and fall to 2005 levels by 2050
Costa Rica Zero emissions by 2021
Croatia 5% below 1990
Dominican Republic 25% below 2010 by 2030
EU-28 20% below 1990
30% below 1990
80% below 1990 by 2050
95% below 1990 by 2050
Iceland 30% below 1990 50% below 1990 by 2050
75% below 1990 by 2050
*Substantial share from LULUCF
India Emissions intensity 20% below 2005
Emissions intensity 25% below 2005
20% of electricity from renewable energy by 2020
Indonesia 26% below BAU
41% below BAU
Change forest to net sink by 2030
Israel 20% below BAU
Japan 25% below 1990
(32.4% below 2005)
80% below 2005 by 2050
Kazakhstan 15% below 1990
Liechtenstein 20% below 1990
30% below 1990
Maldives Carbon neutral
Marshall Islands 40% below 2009
Mexico 30% below BAU 50% below 2000 by 2050
Moldova 25% below 1990
Monaco 30% below 1990 Carbon neutral by 2050
New Zealand 20% below 1990 50% below 1990 by 2050
Norway 30% below 1990*
40% below 1990
Carbon neutral by 2030 *6% from LULUCF improvements
Papua New Guinea Carbon neutral by 2050
Peru Zero net deforestation of primary forests by 2021
Russian Federation 15% below 1990
25% below 1990
50% below 1990 by 2050
Singapore 7% below BAU
16% below BAU
South Africa 34% below BAU 42% below BAU by 2025 Emissions peak in 2025, stabilize for 10 years and decline
South Korea 30% below BAU
Switzerland 20% below 1990
30% below 1990
Carbon neutral by 2030
Taiwan 30% below BAU Emissions from all sources should drop to 257 Mt by 2020
Ukraine 20% below 1990 50% below 1990 by 2050
United Kingdom 50% below 1990 by 2025
US 17% below 2005
Vietnam Emissions intensity 8% below 2010

Black text indicates a confirmed proposal; green italic text indicates a potential proposal. Confirmed proposals include official gov’t statements, adopted legislation, and UNFCCC submissions. Potential proposals include conditional proposals, legislation under consideration, and unofficial government statements.

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