Country profile

Slovakia

Slovakia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 5.38 million (2001 Population and Housing Census)
  • GDP: US$87.3 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 43.1 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (35.0 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. The Slovak Ministry of Environment’s National Inventory Report of 2016 estimated 2014 emissions to be 42.9 million metric tons gross emissions (34.8 net, accounting for carbon sinks).
  • Energy use per capita: 2,847 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Slovakia’s commitment is contained within the larger European Union INDC, which commits its 28 members to a combined reduction of 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of the European Union INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Slovakia has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2014. The Action Plan may be found here.

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LEDS Newsletter

Issue3: The first LEDS-EEP webinar series continues!

September 19, 2017

This week, the LEDS-EEP continues its webinar programme series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning”...

Trainings and webinars

The Green Agenda Process

December 7, 2017

Stole Georgiev presents the Green Agenda methodology and its implementation in Macedonia for the development of Municipal Climate Change Strategies

LEDS Newsletter

Issue1: LEDS-EEP: Sharing the Network and a Network to Share

September 4, 2017

We are delighted to present the first issue of The Weekly LEDS Newsletter. In line with our goal of building a network of knowledge sharing and ...

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