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

USAID LEDS Global Climate Change Site

November 20, 2016

This site summarizes the USAID mission with respect to climate change.

Trainings and webinars

Overview of the EU experience on Regional Energy Planning

November 2, 2017

Pavel Manchev outlines REP and the general practices, examples and key findings across the EU.

Knowledge exchange

Open EI LEDS Gateway

November 20, 2016

This site provides an introductory explanation as well as a summary of the LEDS decision-making and implementation process to assist those beginning a LEDS process in understanding not only the process but the expectations, goals and outcomes to pursue.

News and Events