PBL Climate Pledge NDC tool
- Geographical scope:National and Global
- Time horizon:1990-2030
- Initial Release:2015
- Institution(s):PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
- Referent:Michel den Elzen
The Paris Agreement aims to limit global mean temperature increase to well below 2 °C and pursue efforts to limit it to below 1.5 °C. To achieve this, 189 Parties have submitted Nationally Determined Contributions, so-called NDCs, outlining their post-2020 climate action. The PBL Climate Pledge NDC tool shows the targets in these NDCs/INDCs and the pledges made earlier for 2020. For 25 major emitting Parties, the tool compares these targets with greenhouse gas emission projections with and without current domestic climate policies up to 2030. More specifically, the PBL Climate Pledge NDC tool addresses the following three key questions: 1. What are the countries’ emissions projections for the NDCs for 2030? 2. Will the projected aggregated impact of the fully implemented NDCs on global emissions, for 2030, be sufficient to achieve the target of staying well below 2 °C / 1.5 °C? 3. Are countries on track to meet their 2020 pledges and NDCs for the period up to 2030?
To address these questions, the tool shows the projected impact of the emission reduction proposals (2020 pledges or NDCs) and current policies, per country and globally, on greenhouse gas emission, up to 2030. This tool analyses the mitigation components of the NDCs of 161 of the 197 Parties