Tonga

Tonga Climate Change Policy

Executive
Policy
Adaptation Framework
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2016
This policy intends to make Tonga climate-resilient by 2035 and enhance mitigation efforts. It seeks to improve governance and participatory actions, and lists a number of specific targets, including: 1) every coastal community has a special management area and protected coastal environment, 2) Redesigned and resilient roads, coastal areas, buildings, and other infrastructure, 3) Resilient homes, schools, and community halls, 4) A transport system that is not reliant on fossil fuels, 5) 100 per cent renewable energy, and 6) 30 per cent of land in Tonga utilised for agro-forestry or forestry.

Documents
  • All coastal communities are protected by 2035
    Coastal zones | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: N/A
  • 30% of land used in forestry or agroforestry by 2035
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: N/A
  • 100% renewable energy by 2035
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: N/A
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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