The Republic of Vanuatu Third National Communication to the The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Climate change is the most critical existential threat of our time, and its adverse impacts
pose significant threats to the sustainable livelihoods and wellbeing of Vanuatu’s people.
It is against this critical conditions that Vanuatu urges committed global action against climate
change. Most importantly this will also entail strengthening the implementation of the
Paris Agreement and limiting global temperature rise to 1.5⁰C above the pre-industrial level.
Vanuatu’s Third National Communication is an essential document for Vanuatu to fulfill its
reporting obligation as a Party to the UNFCCC. This report shows how Vanuatu is progressing
in meeting its’ international commitments on climate change. The Third National
Communication report, lays out the level of vulnerability and risks we face to the current
impacts of climate change, how we are coping with these impacts, and what the future
might look like as the climate rapidly changes. Furthermore, this report describes Vanuatu’s
greenhouse gas emissions and documents the mitigation actions the nation is taking in the
pursuit of low-carbon and climate-resilient development.

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