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…

SPECIAL COP23: Powering Past Coal Alliance puts pressure on major coal consumers

The UK and Canada have launched the “Powering Past Coal Alliance” at COP23 in Bonn. The coalition unites a number of governments, businesses and read more...

SPECIAL COP23: High-level segment to step up last days’ efforts in Bonn

The high-level segment of the Bonn Climate Change Conference opened its works yesterday afternoon (Nov. 15th) with an official event at the presence of 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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