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 Ukraine’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

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.

Tools

EC LEDS Tools Library

November 20, 2016

The library makes available a suite of tools.

Libraries and Reports

International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV Good Practices

November 20, 2016

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