Country profile

Belarus

Belarus

General Statistics:

  • Population: 9.5 million (2014 Official Statistics)
  • GDP: US$54.6 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 116.5 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (115.1 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.  
  • Energy use per capita: 2,882 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution, Belarus set as its target a reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions by 28% below 1990 levels by 2030. The full text of its INDC may be viewed here.

Resources

view all

Libraries and Reports

South East Europe Electricity Roadmap - Regional Report 2017

September 21, 2017

The South East Europe Electricity Roadmap (SEERMAP) project develops electricity sector scenarios until 2050.

Knowledge exchange

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action Pipeline

November 20, 2016

The NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all submissions to the UNFCCC from developing countries and countries in transition for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions.

Trainings and webinars

The use of LEAP and simple muni-EIPMP tool for SEAP development and monitoring in Georgian municipalities

October 5, 2017

Anna Sikharulidze presents the Georgian approach in using tools and methodologies for municipal energy planning in Georgia.

News and Events