Party to the Convention: Yes
Party to the Protocol: Yes
UNFCCC Status: Non Annex I
Voluntary 2020 Reduction Target: 30% (BAU)
Voluntary 2050 Reduction Target: 50% (BAU)
National Communication: Fourth National Communication (Spanish)


Mexico proposes ambitious law on climate change
In anticipation to the 16th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, the Mexican Presidency anticipates to demonstrate the potential for innovative policies to address climate change. The Mexican Go... Read more
Mexico’s social protection policies: can they tackle climate risks?
Global environmental change, particularly in the form of global warming, exacerbates the risks faced by vulnerable rural communities whose livelihoods depend on climate-sensitive activities. The o... Read more
Mexico's vulnerability to hurricane risk
The extremely high hurricane season of 2005 highlighted the vulnerability of coastal communities to extreme weather events.  The costliest (Katrina) and the most intense (Wilma) hurricanes were recor... Read more
What next for the G8?
Those hoping the G8 would achieve a breakthrough in Climate negotiations, would only need to look at the history of the G8 to know it is often more like an extended press conference for the G8 countri... Read more
The outcomes: what did the G20 achieve for Climate Change?
The G20 Summit in London has now concluded, with US President Obama filling the main press briefing room for an hour-long press session.  The main points of the summit for international and natio... Read more