Goal 13 - Climate Action
The establishment of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) has given national governments clear economic, social and environmental standards against which established policies should be judged and prospective policies should be measured. The CSO publication for 'Goal 13 Climate Action' has eight SDG indicators which are divided into two sections: Climate and Strategy.
SDG 13.1.1 Number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population currently has no available national source.
SDG 13.1.2 Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 currently has no available national source.
SDG 13.1.3 Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national disaster risk reduction strategies is published in the UN SDG Global Database.
SDG 13.2.1 Number of countries with nationally determined contributions, long-term strategies, national adaptation plans and adaptation communications, is reported to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
SDG 13.2.2 Total greenhouse gas emissions per year is published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Data for EU countries is published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
SDG 13.3.1 Extent to which (i) Global citizenship education and (ii) Education for sustainable development are mainstreamed in (a) National education policies (b) Curricula (c) Teacher education and (d) Student assessment is provided by the Department of Education.
SDG 13.a.1 Amounts provided and mobilized in United States Dollars per year in relation to the continued existing collective mobilization Goal of the $100 billion commitment through to 2025 is provided by Eurostat.
SDG 13.b.1 Number of least developed countries and small island developing states with nationally determined contributions, long-term strategies, national adaptation plans and adaptation communications, as reported to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is available on the UNFCCC website.