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.

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Trainings and webinars

An integrated planning framework for the development of sustainable and resilient cities (InSMART)

October 12, 2017

Rocco de Miglio and Alessandro Chiodi present InSMART, a novel step by step approach for developing city plans.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue6: It’s on to Bonn

November 1, 2017

COP23 is just one week away, and the world’s eyes will be on Bonn, Germany, to see how much progress has been made since the adoption of the Paris ...

Trainings and webinars

Cities-LEAP approach: helping cities with energy analysis and planning

October 19, 2017

Megan Day presents the approach taken for data collection and types of analysis to inform on municipal energy planning using the Cities-LEAP Toolbox.

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