Country profile

Poland

Poland

General Statistics:

  • Population: 38.1 million (Territorial Profile in 2016)
  • GDP: US$477.1 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 399.3 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (367.4 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. Poland’s 2016 National Inventory Report estimated 2014 emissions to be 380 million metric tons gross emissions (347.5 net, accounting for carbon sinks).
  • Energy use per capita: 2,496 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Poland’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: Poland has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2014. The Action Plan may be found here.

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Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

This interactive map tracks household carbon footprint across regions in the EU (2006-2014).

LEDS Newsletter

Issue5: Top picks: new webinars and the Remote Expert Assistance on LEDS!

October 11, 2017

Next week, we continue with our series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning.” Luís Pereira Dias...

Tools

Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool, Version 3.0

September 19, 2017

This updated version of the Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool lets you score any community’s energy efficiency efforts using ACEEE's metrics.

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