Israel is rated Medium. Its pledge of 20% below business as usual in 2020 is a deviation from trend. However, Israel did not provide a consistent analysis of emissions, projections and this target.
Israel pledges a "20% reduction of GHG emissions by 2020 below BAU. Main actions for achieving the reduction target include: 10% renewable energy for electricity generation by 2020; 20% reduction of electricity consumption by 2020."
Submitted under the Copenhagen Accord and acknowledged under the Cancun Agreements
Date of pledge
2 January 2010
Israel's pledge to the Copenhagen Accord
Isreael's 2nd National Communication to the UNFCCC (2010)
Emissions of Israel 1996-2007 are from its second national communication, supplemented by 2008-2009 from the National Bureau of Statistics. Projections are taken from the 2nd national communication (2010).