South Africa

Paris Agreement Pledge:

No specific emission reduction target provided. Peak GHG emission between 2020 and 2025, then let emission plateau for a decade before reduction.

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South Africa

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Thematic Analysis Reports

South Africa Checkup
South Africa—Falling Behind The South African government has not made much progress...(read more)

South Africa Emission Reduction Policy
The Draft Carbon Tax Bill The proposal for a carbon tax in South Africa was first made...(read more)

South Africa Extreme Weather Event
Severe Country-Wide Drought The current drought, which started in the summer of 2014,...(read more)

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