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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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.

Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

This interactive map tracks household carbon footprint across regions in the EU (2006-2014).

Trainings and webinars

Exploring integrated energy action plans for a sustainable transition in the InSMART project

October 26, 2017

Alessandro Chiodi, Rocco De Miglio and Luís Dias present how the InSMART methodology was used in the cities of Cesena, Nottingham and Évora.

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