South Africa


South Africa announced its contributions to the global climate change mitigation effort on 25 Sep. 2015. The original INDC is available at the UNFCCC website . The INDCs key characteristics are:
  • Change of per-capita emissions from 2010 to 2030 (average): -12%
  • Per-capita emssions in 2030 (average): 8.8 tCO2/eq
  • Global rank of national emissions excl. landuse (out of 195 countries): #19 in 2010 and #21in 2030.
South Africa ratified the Paris Agreement on 01 Nov. 2016, turning the intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) into its nationally determined contribution (NDC), available here UNFCCC website .

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