To date, Marshall Islands does not have any climate change related laws.

2050 Climate Strategy ( 2018 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The Tile Til Eo 2050 Climate Strategy "Lighting the way" makes a number of recommendations to achieve the country's objectives of net zero emissions by 2050 and 100 % renewable energy. These include periodic revision of GHG emissions reductions, specific goals such as in the waste sector, and a planning of new climate policies to…read more

National Energy Policy and Energy Action Plan ( 2016 )

This document sets a vision of improving quality of life through clean, reliable, affordable, accessible, environmentally appropriate and sustainable energy services. It intends to 1) strengthen financial, policy and legislative frameworks for the energy sector, 2) supply 100% of urban households with electricity, 3) To provide 95% of rural outer atoll households with off grid…read more

Joint National Action Plan for Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Management 2014 – 2018 ( 2014 / Adaptation Framework )

The Joint National Action Plan (JNAP) provides a detailed strategy for addressing climate-related risk. The JNAP is an updated document of the Disaster Risk Management National Action Plan. The JNAP aims at 1) enhance coordination of action targeting disaster risk management and climate change adaptation,  2) public education and awareness, 3) better emergency preparedness at all…read more

Marshall Islands: National strategic plan 2015-2017 ( 2014 )

The National Strategic Plan (NSP) of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is designed as a framework to coordinate the articulated medium term development goals and objectives of the RMI government at the national level. The NSP will be used by government leaders as the roadmap for development and progress in the medium term…read more

National Climate Change Policy Framework ( 2011 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The National Climate Change Policy Framework (NCCPF) sets out the Government's commitments and responsibilities to address climate change. This policy framework will guide the development of adaptation and energy security measures, prepare to manage current climate variability and future climate projections. The document sets five priority goals: 1) Strengthen the Enabling Environment for Climate Change…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

32% reduction by 2025 and indicative 45% reduction by 2030 in GHG emissions compared to 2010

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2010

Source: NDC

Net zero emissions and 100% renewable energy by 2050

Economy Wide | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2017 | Source(s): 2050 Clima... (2018 / Executive)

40% cut in CO2 emissions by 2020 compared with a 2009 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive)

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

-15% emissions by 2030

Clean Cooking And Heating: Efficient Cookstoves | Target year: 2030

20% power from indigenous renewable resources by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive)

-55% emissions from electricity production by 2025 | -66% emissions from electricity production by 2030

Energy: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

20% energy loss reduction from production by 2017 against a 2009 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2017 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive)

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies

-16% emissions by 2025 | -27% emissions by 2030

Transport: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

20% energy efficiency improvement in transport fuel use by 2020 against a 2009 baseline

Fuel Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive)

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

50% energy efficiency increase in households and businesses, 75% energy efficiency increase in government buildings by 2020 against a 2009 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies

-20% emissions by 2030

Waste: General | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Marshall Islands does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 May, 2017