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…

China launches first phase of national ETS

Chinese government on Tuesday (Dec.19) released details about the start of the long-awaited national carbon trading scheme, Reuters reports. Once operational, China’s ETS will read more...

Macron’s climate finance rally to accelerate global response to climate change

On the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate Agreement, the French presidency organized an international summit to increase climate financing to accelerate efforts to 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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