Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement: Malaysia

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 14 August 2020

<p><span>The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Paris in November and December 2015. 195 participating countries negotiated and adopted the Paris Agreement, which includes objectives to peak greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible, to limit the global average temperature increase above pre-industrial levels to well below 2&deg;C, and to pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5&deg;C.</span></p>

<p><span>The Paris Agreement, which entered into force on 4 November 2016, requires Parties to put forward their best efforts through &ldquo;nationally determined contributions&rdquo; (NDCs). These NDCs represent targets and actions for the post-2020 period.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><strong>The first NDC of Malaysia includes a target of reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity of GDP by 35% by 2030 relative to the emissions intensity of GDP in 2005, and up to 45% conditionally to international support.&nbsp;</strong></p>

<p>The NDC of Malaysia covers the following greenhouse gases (GHG): CO2, CH4 and N2O. The sectors covered by the NDC are: Energy, Industrial processes, Agriculture, LULUCF (Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry) and Waste.</p>

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