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26% unconditional GHG emission reduction by 2030 relative to 2013 levels.

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Climate Scorecard Country Results Tracker

2016

1. Country ratification of the Paris Agreement
2. Strengthens country greenhouse gas emission reduction pledge made to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement
3. Implements measures to reach the target of 20% unconditional greenhouse gas emission reductions by 2020
4. Implements measures to reach the target of 30% unconditional reduction by 2030
5. Adopts the UN suggested baseline year of 2010 from which to calculate its future emission reductions
6. Puts in place policies that reach the goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050
7. Makes all aspects of its process to further reduce emissions transparent and inclusive

2017

1. Country ratification of the Paris Agreement
2. Strengthens country greenhouse gas emission reduction pledge made to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement
3. Implements measures to reach the target of 20% unconditional greenhouse gas emission reductions by 2020
4. Implements measures to reach the target of 30% unconditional reduction by 2030
5. Adopts the UN suggested baseline year of 2010 from which to calculate its future emission reductions
6. Puts in place policies that reach the goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050
7. Makes all aspects of its process to further reduce emissions transparent and inclusive

2018

1. Country ratification of the Paris Agreement
2. Strengthens country greenhouse gas emission reduction pledge made to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement
3. Implements measures to reach the target of 20% unconditional greenhouse gas emission reductions by 2020
4. Implements measures to reach the target of 30% unconditional reduction by 2030
5. Adopts the UN suggested baseline year of 2010 from which to calculate its future emission reductions
6. Puts in place policies that reach the goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050
7. Makes all aspects of its process to further reduce emissions transparent and inclusive