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Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2021

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Dr Anand R.,
Senior Scientific Officer, KSTA

Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an independent monitoring tool for tracking countries’ climate protection performance. It aims to enhance transparency in international climate protection efforts and enables comparison of climate protection efforts and progress made by individual countries. It covers 58 economies (57 Countries + the European Union) which together responsible for 90% of the Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions.

The CCPI’s climate policy section evaluates countries’ progress in implementing policies working towards achieving the Paris Agreement goals. The CCPI assesses countries’ performance in four categories: “GHG Emissions” (40% of overall score), “Renewable Energy” (20% of overall score), “Energy Use” (20% of overall score) and “Climate Policy” (20% of overall score) with 14 indicators.

India’s Performance:

  • Overall Performance: India with a score of 63.98 ranked 10th among 58 countries
  • Renewable Energy Category: ranked  27th 
  • GHG Emissions: ranked 12th
  • Energy Use: ranked 10th
  • Climate Policy: ranked 13th

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