Switzerland’s proposal includes forestry accounting, which prevents an unambiguous quantification of its target, and will likely result in weaker emissions reductions across all other sectors.
The INDC is in line only with the least stringent equity proposals.
Switzerland’s INDC includes the option of fulfilling a substantial share of the 50% reduction by 2030 through emission reduction measures undertaken in other countries. The expenditure to achieve this could range from virtually zero to 1.3 billion USD/tCO2.
To bring Switzerland’s INDC in line with fair emissions reductions which are 2?C compatible, it needs to increase the target, shift the balance between domestic and non-domestic action and clarify and limit the role of abatement in its LULUCF sector. Read more.