Canada

Climate targets: Economy-wide

    • 30% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 2005, representing a total economy-wide emissions of 523 Mt in 2030
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
    • reduce emissions by 40-45% below 2005 levels by 2030
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
    • reducing its emissions to net-zero by 2050.
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2021
    • The national greenhouse gas emissions target for 2050 is net-zero emissions.
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year:
    • 30% annual cut in GHG emissions--- by 2030 against a 2005 baseline
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
    • Canada's Net Zero Emissions Accountability Act requires that the 2030 NDC target is adopted as a legal target. As of July 2021 the NDC target was 30% emissions reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
For further analysis of the NDC, see Canada country profile on
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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