Goal 13 Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

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targets with data available for at least one indicator

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indicators with data available for South Africa


indicator coverage for Goal 13 in South Africa


South Africa currently has data on these targets for Goal 13 in their national policies.

Target 13.1 

Strengthen resilience and Adaptive Capacity to Climate Related Disasters

1/2 covered

Target 13.2 

Integrate Climate Change Measures

0/1 covered

Target 13.3 

Build Knowledge and Capacity to Meet Climate Change Challenges

0/2 covered

Target 13.a 

Implement the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

0/1 covered

Target 13.b 

Promote Mechanisms to Raise Capacity for Planning and Management

0/1 covered

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Explore the Goal 13 in the context of South Africa through the latest related policies.

Climate Change Mitigation Policy - Mainstreaming


Technical Guidelines - Reporting GHG Emissions


National Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting 2017


National Climate Change Response White Paper


Disaster Management Act


Carbon Tax Act