France

Climate targets: Economy-wide

  • This country is a member of the EU and so EU NDC data is being displayed.
    • The European Union and its 28 Member States submitted a joint NDC: at least 40% domestic reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990.
      Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
    • Cut 72m tonnes of CO2 emissions annually by 2010 against a 2004 baseline
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 2004
    • Reduce by 75% the level of emissions in 2050 against a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Trajectory target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
    • Cut GHG emissions by 40% by 2030 and by 75% by 2050 against a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
    • Reduce GHG emissions by 3% per year and total emissions by 75% by 2050 against a 2005 baseline
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2005
    • Reduce by 3% GHG emissions each year by 2050 against a 1990 baseline
      Economy-wide | Trajectory target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2009

    • Carbon neutrality by 2050 objective enshrined into law
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050
    • Reducing GHG emissions by 39,5 % compared to 1990. 
      Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
For further analysis of the NDC, see France country profile on
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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