Country profile

Montenegro

Montenegro

General Statistics:

  • Population: 620 thousand (2011 Census)
  • GDP: US$4.0 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 5.3 million metric tons gross emissions in 2003, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 231,140 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Montenegro set a target of reducing emissions 30% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Montenegro’s INDC can be downloaded here.

NEEAP: Montenegro has produced its National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The Action Plan may be found here.

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Libraries and Reports

Policy instruments for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C – can humanity rise to the challenge?

February 6, 2018

Innovative forms of market mechanisms could convince policy makers that mitigation costs are lower than expected and thus accelerate mitigation.

Tools

LEDS GP Development Impact Assessment Toolkit

November 20, 2016

This tool has been designed to help identify other tools that best serve the needs of the analysis at hand.

Libraries and Reports

Fossil CO2 & GHG emissions of all world countries

November 7, 2017

This publication provides a fact sheet with time series of GHG emissions from most anthropogenic activities

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