Latin America and the Caribbean

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The objective of Argentina’s current NDC is to reduce emissions and improve resilience to climate change in the context of development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Chile’s first NDC wasis to reduce CO2 emissions per gross domestic product (GDP) unit by up to 30-45% below 2007 levels by 2030. In addition, Chile has committed to sustainable development and the recovery of 100,000 hectares of forest land, mainly native, which will reduce carbon emissions by an annual equivalent of around 600,000 of CO2 as of 2030.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Colombia’s NDC is to move the country toward a low-carbon economy and carbon neutrality. It also seeks to increase Colombia’s resilience as a country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Costa Rica´s NDC is to focus its climate change actions on increasing society’s resilience to the impact of climate change and strengthening the country’s capacity for low-emission development in the long-term.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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Ecuador’s INDC defines policies, actions and efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and increase resilience and decrease vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change in priority mitigation and adaptation sectors.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Guatemala’s NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual and reduce the country's vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Paraguay’ first NDC is to reduce emissions from business as usual (BAU) and reduce the country’s vulnerability to climate impacts in the context of national development priorities.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Peru’s NDC is to implement mitigation and adaptation measures based on national circumstances and capacities and in line with national goals for economic development and poverty reduction

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The objective of Trinidad and Tobago’s NDC is to achieve a reduction objective in overall emissions from three target sectors - power generation, transportation and industry - by 15% by 2030 from business-as-usual (BAU), which is based on its Carbon Reduction Strategy.

Posted on August 19, 2020

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The Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) project began design and scoping in Chile in 2011 and moved to full implementation in 2012.

Posted on July 30, 2019

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Since 2016 the Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) project has been instrumental to supporting and sustaining the Cabinet’s working structure, including sector-based and cross-cutting roundtables and strengthening capacities at the subnational level in all 24 provinces into which Argentina’s territory is divided.

Posted on July 30, 2019

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Trinidad and Tobago is committed to installing a policy framework for a low carbon development plan through the National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), and developing a Carbon Reduction Strategy (CRS) for the power generation, transportation and industrial sectors, all three of which are included in its INDC.

Posted on July 30, 2019

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Suriname has made progress towards climate-resilient and compatible development through a number of green policies and initiatives – in particular, actions to protect and use its forests sustainably, included in its INDC.

Posted on July 30, 2019

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Ecuador is at the forefront of delivering climate action, and in the frontlines of Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) design.

Posted on June 19, 2019