• Submitted by: Costa Rica
  • Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
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  • Location: Costa Rica
  • Date of completion: 2011
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Long-Term Economy-Wide Transformational Effort to Enable Carbon-Neutrality
Description/achievement of initiative

In its recent communication to the UNFCCC Costa Rica announced that it will implement a "long-term economy-wide transformational effort to enable carbon-neutrality" that will help the country to significantly deviate from "business as usual" emission scenarios from now until 2021 and beyond.

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