Country profile

Georgia

Georgia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.7 million (2016 National Statistics Office estimate)
  • GDP: US$14.0 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.75 million metric tons gross emissions in 2006, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 144,480 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Georgia set an unconditional target of reducing emissions 15% below business-as-usual levels by 2030. Georgia set a higher 25% target conditioned on international support. The text of Georgia's INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Georgia is currently developing its First National Energy Efficiency Action Plan.

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Libraries and Reports

Policy instruments for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C – can humanity rise to the challenge?

February 6, 2018

Innovative forms of market mechanisms could convince policy makers that mitigation costs are lower than expected and thus accelerate mitigation.

Libraries and Reports

ICLEI Urban-LEDS Guidance and Tools Library

November 20, 2016

This library focuses on central resources for practitioners beginning LEDS work.

Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

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

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