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

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.

LEDS Newsletter

Issue4: The LEDS webinar program enters its October sessions!

October 3, 2017

This week, the LEDS EEP continues with its webinar program on Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning...

Libraries and Reports

Key World Energy Statistics 2017

October 11, 2017

Energy indicators, balances, and forecasts; prices; RDD and CO2 emissions on the supply, transformation and consumption of global energy sources.

News and Events