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Tuvalu

Tuvalu, in the South Pacific, is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth. Its 9 islands comprise small, thinly populated atolls and reef islands with palm-fringed beaches and WWII sites. Off Funafuti, the capital, the Funafuti Conservation Area offers calm waters for diving and snorkelling among sea turtles and tropical fish, plus several uninhabited islets sheltering sea birds.

Member since: 2011

 

Capital

Funafuti

Population (2015)

11,655

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$6,031.1

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

13.492 tons

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Ms. Pepetua Latasi

DIRECTOR OF CLIMATE CHANGE, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT

Government of Tuvalu

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Reduce GHG emissions by 100% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) from the electricity sector by 2025 and reduce GHG emissions by 60% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) from the energy sector by 2025 conditional to external support.

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