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.

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

EEP REAL: Remote Expert Assistance on LEDS

March 20, 2018

LEDS-EEP and LEDS GP present the REAL technical assistance: a no-cost expert advisory service for LEDS-EEP members.

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 ...

Knowledge exchange

LEDS GP - Remote Expert Assistance in LEDS

November 20, 2016

The Remote Expert Assistance in LEDS (or REAL) program provides skilled support to those beginning LEDS work.

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