Party to the Convention: Yes
Party to the Protocol: Yes
UNFCCC Status: Non Annex I
Voluntary 2020 Reduction Target: 40-45% carbon intensity (2005)
National Communication: First National Communication

Climate Policies

The Double-Edged Sword of Rare Earths
Recent news of German rare earths agreements with Kazakhstan and Mongolia, as well as slow progress on an Australian rare earths refinery in Malaysia, indicate that the West may finally be startin... Read more
A Surprise Ending for Durban (Almost)
By Climatico Contributor: Shira Honig The Durban conference on climate change ended on a much better note than many expected, but continued to delay the toughest questions for at least three years. ... Read more
The End of Durban May Mean the End of Kyoto
By Climatico Contributor: Shira Honig The end of the Durban conference is approaching, and in all likelihood, the end of the Kyoto Protocol along with it. Developments in the last few days indicate ... Read more
India Rejects EU Plan for New Treaty After Kyoto
By Climatico Contributor: Shira Honig With the Durban climate change negotiations barely a week old, key countries are drawing their “red line” positions in the sand. On one side of the line, wh... Read more
The G77 unlikely to get Kyoto II at COP-17
By Climatico Contributor: Shira Honig Heading into Durban and the United Nations Climate Change Conference, otherwise known as the Seventeenth Conference of Parties (COP-17), the G77 remains committe... Read more