Welcome to the Earth.Org Global Sustainability Index, where Earth.Org examines the policies and actions regarding the environment of every nation on earth. Combining the most respected global indexes on pollution, climate change, policy, energy, oceans, biodiversity we have produced an overall Global Index, which will be updated annually. This is the Global Sustainability Index scorecard for Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan is significantly threatened by the climate crisis, with serious risks already being seen. Temperature increase is expected to continue and further accelerate, while aridity is expected to increase across the whole country, particularly in the western parts. Additionally, water scarcity in Uzbekistan may worsen due to a reduction in existing water resources, inefficient water usage, ageing infrastructure, poor policies and institutional frameworks and limited enforcement of laws. 

There are several national environmental policies and programs related to climate change adaptation and mitigation in agriculture, energy, health, ecosystems, etc. However, the country does not currently have a focused climate change document that provides frameworks for climate change adaptation and mitigation. There is also a lack of coordination between government ministries and institutional capacity and resources are limited.


Global Sustainability Index uzbekistan

* Our Climate Change Ranking considers this country’s efforts toward climate change insufficient and thus has not ranked it.

** Uzbekistan has no coast or naval activity.

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Earth.Org Global Sustainability Index Ranking image description: Uzbekistan Rankings – Policy: 17, Pollution: 136, Climate Change: N/A, Oceans: N/A, Biodiversity: 36, Energy: 46, Earth.Org Global Sustainability Index Ranking 146.