Vanuatu

Vanuatu

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Port Vila
Total area
12,190 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • Parliament

Latest News

Cyclone Pam renews support for SIDS, loss and damage in 2015 Paris agreement

The current crisis facing Vanuatu in the wake of category 5 Cyclone Pam is highlighting the vulnerability of small island developing states (SIDS) at a critical time. With the Paris climate talks scheduled for later this year (Dec. 2015), disasters such as this one highlight the need for global action to cut greenhouse gas emissions 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...

IMO takes a step forward to tackle GHG emissions from the shipping sector

The meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) ended on Friday (July 7) in London.  According to IMO’s 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 0.44 3.02 1194.73
1991 0.45 2.99 1182.19
1992 0.46 2.99 1184.99
1993 0.48 2.99 1208.59
1994 0.49 2.98 1137.95
1995 0.50 2.99 1155.99
1996 0.52 3.00 1158.90
1997 0.51 2.94 1101.20
1998 0.51 2.84 1037.30
1999 0.50 2.76 1022.99
2000 0.49 2.65 948.41
2001 0.51 2.68 1013.92
2002 0.51 2.63 1078.03
2003 0.52 2.59 1042.96
2004 0.50 2.44 969.14
2005 0.51 2.42 935.49
2006 0.51 2.36 864.37
2007 0.56 2.56 912.54
2008 0.57 2.52 864.54
2009 0.60 2.61 887.09
2010 0.61 2.58 885.01
2011 0.65 2.67 921.54

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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