South Korea was rated Sufficient because it has proposed a voluntary reduction target that is relatively stringent. It is a substantial deviation from the references emissions.
South Korea has agreed to reduce its emissions 30% below reference emissions in 2020, which is 4% below the 2005 value. The target was proposed in November 2009 and submitted to the Copenhagen Accord on 25 January 2010. South Korea recently provided a climate change strategy.
Cabinet decision submitted, submitted under the Copenhagen Accord and acknowledged under the Cancun Agreements
Historical emissions are taken from the national communication. Reference emissions were taken from the press announcement.