Morocco

Overall rating
Almost Sufficient
Policies & action
1.5°C Paris Agreement compatible
< 1.5°C World
Internationally supported target
Almost Sufficient
< 2°C World
Fair share target
1.5°C Paris Agreement compatible
< 1.5°C World
Cimate finance
Not applicable
Net zero target

Comprehensiveness not evaluated as

No target
Land use & forestry

impact on overall emissions is

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