Country profile

Lithuania

Lithuania

General Statistics:

  • Population: 2.9 million (2016 Population Statistics)
  • GDP: US$41.2 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 21.6 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (13.5 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. Lithuania’s 2016 National Inventory Report to the UNFCCC estimated 19.1 million metric tons gross emissions (11.0 net, accounting for carbon sinks).
  • Energy use per capita: 2,357 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Lithuania’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: Lithuania produced its Second National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2011. The Action Plan may be found here.

Resources

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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.

Libraries and Reports

Low Emission Strategies Planning and Guidance Resources

November 20, 2016

These resources include guidance documents and tools from a UK-based source on low-emissions strategies.

Trainings and webinars

The PLANHEAT Tool

November 15, 2017

Stefano Barberis presents the PLANHEAT tool for simulating alternative low carbon and economically sustainable scenarios for heating and cooling.

News and Events