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Population: 391,232 million (2016)


GDP per capita: 23,000 USD

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Carbon Emissions: 6.32 metric tons per capita

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Paris Climate Agreement: Ratified

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Number of MPS students: 2

In the Bahamas the per capita carbon emissions have decreased heavily. The carbon per capita emissions levels were the highest in the 1970s and the carbon levels peaked in 1977. In 1977 the total per capita carbon emissions accounted for 49.3 metric tons. As of 2014 the total number of per capita carbon emissions accounted for 6.32 metric tons similar to what it was in 1960.The Bahamas is ranked as 122 country in carbon emissions. The Bahamas contributed only 0.01% of the worlds global emissions. The nation has ratified the Paris Climate Change agreement. The Bahamas is part of the archipelago of Caribbean Islands. The island is susceptible to storms and floods during hurricane season. Hurricane Irma recently passed the Bahamas on September 8th and 9th, 2017.