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Climate targets: Economy-wide

    • South Africa’s annual GHG emissions will be in a range from 350-420 Mt CO2-eq. 2030 (including LULUCF except emissions from natural disturbances) South Africa’s annual GHG emissions will be in a range from 398-510 Mt CO2-eq. 2025 (including LULUCF except emissions from natural disturbances) From 2016 iNDC: South Africa's emissions by 2025 and 2030 will be in a range between 398 and 614 MtCO2eq
      Economy-wide | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
    • NDC commits S.A. to peak emissions at a specific range between 2025 and 2050.
      Economy-wide | Target year: 2030
      Source:

      Executive | 2018

    • 2009 pledge to reduce emissions 34% by 2020 and 42% by 2025.
      Economy-wide | Target year: 2025 | Base year: compared with business as usual scenario
      Source:

      Executive | 2018

    • Emissions are assumed to peak between 2020 and 2025
      Economy-wide | Target year: 2025
      Source:

      Executive | 2019

    • Expect to peak or plateau in emissions by 2025 and then decline.
      Economy-wide | Target year: 2025
      Source:

      Executive | 2019

    • Reudction of energy consumption by 29% against 2000 base year, average of sector improvements
      Economy-wide | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2000
      Source:

      Executive | 2019

For further analysis of the NDC, see South Africa country profile on ClimateWatch logo
from the Grantham Research Institute
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