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Japan Aims to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 46% Over 2013 Levels by 2030
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Japan Aims to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 46% Over 2013 Levels by 2030

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Japan Country Manager Yun-Tzu Lin   Japan Aims to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 46% Over 2013 Levels by 2030 Japan’s most current level of GHG emissions is approximately 1.213 billion tons in 2019, a 2.9% decrease compared to 1.247 billion tons in 2018. Its 2019 GHG emissions...

Indonesia’s 2030 Climate Goals Are Insufficient
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Indonesia’s 2030 Climate Goals Are Insufficient

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Indonesia Country Manager Ruby Orim   Indonesia’s 2030 Climate Goals Are Insufficient According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), Indonesia’s total CO2 emissions in the most recent year, 2018, was 542.88 Mt of CO2. This is over a 313% increase from their total CO2 emissions in 1990. Indonesia’s...

India Plans to Reduce the Emissions Intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 Levels
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India Plans to Reduce the Emissions Intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 Levels

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard India Country Manager Pooran Chandra PandeyIndia Plans to Reduce the Emissions Intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 Levels Prior to COP 21 in Paris in December 2015, India submitted its Intended NDC (INDC) to UNFCCC, outlining country’s post 2020 climate actions. This...

Germany Announces 65% Emissions Reduction by 2030 and Climate Neutrality by 2050
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Germany Announces 65% Emissions Reduction by 2030 and Climate Neutrality by 2050

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Germany Country Manager Zahi Badra Germany Announces 65% Emissions Reduction by 2030 and Climate Neutrality by 2050 The last report of the federal environmental agency (UBA), published in March 2021, shows that by the end of 2020, Germany had reduced 40.8% of its emissions comparing to the 1990...

France’s Current Law Targets Decrease Emissions by 40% by 2030 Compared to 1990 Levels
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France’s Current Law Targets Decrease Emissions by 40% by 2030 Compared to 1990 Levels

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard France Country Manager Stephanie Tapolsky   France’s current law targets decrease emissions by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. As one of the first European countries to pass a carbon neutrality law, la LOI n° 2019-1147 du 8 novembre 2019 relative à l’énergie et au climat was...

European Commission’s Goal is to Have Reduced EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 55% Compared to 1990 Levels
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European Commission’s Goal is to Have Reduced EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 55% Compared to 1990 Levels

Submitted by EU Country Manager Brittany DemogenesCurrent Level of Greenhouse Gas Emissions According to Climate Action Network, which has been tracking climate change since 2009, the most recent data detailing EU emissions is from 2019 when the EU emitted 4159 MtCO2. Climate Action Network gathered emissions data provided by the various EU countries to provide...

While GHG Levels Keep Rising With Increasing Industrial Activity in China, Carbon Intensity Has Been On Continuous Downward Trajectory
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While GHG Levels Keep Rising With Increasing Industrial Activity in China, Carbon Intensity Has Been On Continuous Downward Trajectory

Current GHG Emissions China’s most recent data on Greenhouse Gas emissions, or most concretely on carbon dioxide emissions, is covered by a number of databases. A wide variety of databases follow greenhouse gas emissions developments in China. Their data for 2019 CO2 and CO2 equivalent (CO2e) emissions range from 11,535.20 – 13,553 MtCO2e/year, compared to...

Canada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: a 21.4% Increase Compared to 1990
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Canada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: a 21.4% Increase Compared to 1990

Submitted by Canada Country Manager Diane SzollerCanada’s Latest Reported Greenhouse Gas Emissions Level: 730 MT CO2 eq in 2019, a 21.4% increase compared to 603 Mt CO2 eq in 1990 (Data source Environment and Climate Change Canada reporting) Emission Reduction Goals Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Ministry submits a national greenhouse gas emissions (GGE) inventory...

Brazil’s President Has Committed the Country to Become Carbon Neutral by 2050
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Brazil’s President Has Committed the Country to Become Carbon Neutral by 2050

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Brazil Country Manager Elis Cotosky   The most recent Brazilian GHG emissions data is from 2019, and it is provided by SEEG Brazil.1 The emission estimates are built according to IPCC guidelines, and are based on two main data points: The framework of the Brazilian Inventories of Anthropogenic...

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