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Country: Colombia

  • Member Since: 2015

National Focal Points

Ms. Mariana Rojas Laserna

Advisor

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

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National Climate Change Actions

Summarized Information derived from Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) submitted by parties

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 27% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy industries, manufacturing industries, transport, and other. Adaptation: Priority actions: 1) Promoting and improving the adaptive capacity of communities, especially through community based adaptation actions, and restoring the natural ecology system to respond to climate change; 2) Implementing management measures for protected areas to adapt to climate change; 3) Strengthening early warning systems and climate information dissemination; 4) Developing and rehabilitating the flood protection dykes for agricultural and urban development + 6 other highlighted priorities.

Population (2015)

15.5 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)

$3'510

World Bank

PPP current international dollar.

Emissions per capita (2014)

2.047 tons

Climate Analytics

Annual tons of CO2 equivalent per capita including land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) and all Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gases.

Climate Vulnerability Level

Acute

DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum

Multi-dimensional climate change vulnerability for 2030 (2012).

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