Country: Philippines


  • Chair: 2015-2016
  • Troika Member
  • Member Since: 2011

National Focal Points

Mr. Emmanuel M. De Guzman

Secretary and Vice Chairperson

Climate Change Commission

Ms. Nina P. Cainglet *


Department of Foreign Affairs


National Climate Change Actions

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

Emissions mitigation: Reduce GHG emissions by 70% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2000)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of energy, transport, waste, forestry and industry. Adaptation: Priority measures : 1) Institutional and system strengthening for downscaling climate change models, climate scenario-building, climate monitoring and observation; 2) Roll-out of science-based climate/disaster risk and vulnerability assessment process as the basis for mainstreaming climate and disaster risks reduction in development plans, programs and projects; 3) Development of climate and disaster-resilient ecosystem(s); 4) Enhancement of climate and disaster-resilience of key sectors – agriculture, water and health + 2 other highlighted priority measures.

Population (2015)

101.7 million

United Nations Population Division

GNI per capita (2016)


World Bank

PPP current international dollar.

Emissions per capita (2014)

1.804 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


DARA and the Climate Vulnerable Forum

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

Mortality attributable to joint effects of household and ambient air pollution (2015)

89,232.2 (88.7 per 100 000)

World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

Climate change attributable deaths for children under 5 (2015) (Data by region 2004)


World Health Organization

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