INDC target Iran 2015

Name of policy INDC target
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Iran
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Political & non-binding GHG reduction target
Sector name
  • General
    Policy description Unconditional: Mitigating its GHGs emission in 2030 by 4% compared to the Business as Usual (BAU) scenario.

    Conditional: Subject to termination and non-existence of unjust sanctions, availability of international resources in the form of financial support and technology transfer, exchange of carbon credits, accessibility of bilateral or multilateral implementation mechanisms, transfer of clean technologies as well as capacity building, the Islamic Republic of Iran has the potential of mitigating additional GHGs emission up to 8% against the BAU scenario (i.e. 12% in total)

    Policy type
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
    • Non-energy4
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2015
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator
    NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
    GHG emissions reduction (%)42,030Unconditional target based on business as usual in 2030, conditional target of 12%( additional 8%)


    Source or references http://www4.unfccc.int/submissions/INDC/Published%20Documents/Iran/1/INDC%20Iran%20Final%20Text.pdf
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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