Maldives

Maldives

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Malé
Population
345,000 (2013)
Total area
298 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • People's Majlis

Latest News

Japan widens bilateral carbon credits strategy to developing countries

Japan signed bilateral agreements with the Maldives and Vietnam that allow Japanese companies to earn carbon credits by launching emissions-reduction projects in the two developing countries. Japan has made an international pledge to cut GHG emissions to 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020. Credits earned through the pacts are used towards meeting domestic CO2 read more…

Bipartisan vote extends California’s cap and trade programme until 2030

The two houses of the Californian parliament on (Monday, July 17) have passed the bill AB 397 with a supermajority to extend the state’s cap read more...

IN DEPTH: A tangled case – Turkey’s status under UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement

Despite joining the position of all G20 members except of the US to designate the Paris Agreement as “irreversible”, shortly after the summit in read more...

Climate Policy Facts

Emissions

Year Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF ( MtCO2e) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per Capita ( tCO2e Per Capita) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per GDP ( tCO2e / Million $ GDP)
1990 0.20 0.92
1991 0.22 0.99
1992 0.30 1.32
1993 0.27 1.14
1994 0.27 1.14
1995 0.33 1.34
1996 0.37 1.49
1997 0.42 1.65
1998 0.39 1.50
1999 0.53 1.97
2000 0.56 2.06 1038.15
2001 0.64 2.30 353.25
2002 0.75 2.67 393.00
2003 0.66 2.31 303.25
2004 0.85 2.89 343.15
2005 0.77 2.59 342.34
2006 0.96 3.17 356.66
2007 0.99 3.22 333.33
2008 1.09 3.46 325.32
2009 1.15 3.59 356.61
2010 1.16 3.55 336.00
2011 1.16 3.48 313.39

The line chart shows the country’s carbon emissions by year, expressed in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (MtCO2e) for emission totals, and in tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) for per capita and per dollar of GDP values. It is based on data from CAIT platform provided by the World Resource Insititute, and updated regularly with the most recent data available.

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