Climate Debt of Switzerland: $13 Billion ($1525 Per Capita)

/ 2022 / The Per Capita Fossil CO2 Emission diagram above is from Calculation (Excel) and is explained in the menu “About”. Switzerland ranks 41st of 172 countries on Climate Debt Total and is responsible for 0.21% of the Global Climate Debt (ranking in the main menu). Switzerland ranks 36th on Climate Debt Per Capita (ranking in the main menu). Biodiversity Loss is 36.2%. The Climate Debt has been reduced 2.9% by Multilateral Climate Funds (deposited).

Key figures of Switzerland:

Climate Damage Pricing $1,570   Per Capita
Climate Damage Pricing, Total $13,558,984,128   Total
Climate Funds (Damage paid for) $44.81   Per Capita
Climate Funds, Total (Damage paid for) $387,000,000   Total
Climate Debt, Total $13,171,984,128   Total
Price per tons CO₂ emitted since 2000 $13.44   Per Ton
Climate Debt reduced by Funds 2.854%
Climate Debt as share of GDP+ 2.5%
Biodiversity Loss 36.2%
Nuclear+ as share of CO₂ 1992-1999 10.23%
Nuclear+ as share of CO₂ since 2000 11.08%

Note: New National Indicator by January 2022 is Biodiversity Loss, which replaces Ecological Footprint, Environmental Performance and Forest Cover. At the same time, the overall level of Climate Debt has been reduced to about half.

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