Environmental Protection and Management Act, 2015 ( 2015 )

The Environmental Protection and Management Act, enacted in 2015, sets up an institutional and administrative framework that codifies all decisions related to the national environment. It details the rights and duties of institutions responsible for dealing with offenses, protected areas, control and mitigation of pollution. It seeks to associate different kinds of non-governmental entities to…read more

Renewable Energy Act ( 2015 )

The Renewable Energy Act of 2015 establishes legal, economic and institutional basis to promote the installation and use of renewable energy and corresponding electricity grid. Renewable sources considered are wind, solar, hydropower, biomass, geothermal and tidal. The Act plans that the Government will regularly set out middle and long-term renewable energy targets. The appropriate minister…read more

Medium Term Development Strategy 2016-2020 ( 2015 )

Antigua and Barbuda's Medium Term Development Strategy 2016 to 2020 outlines the country's development strategy as a whole. It has a section devoted specifically to climate change adaptation and disaster risk management. This strategy calls on the government to prepare a national, comprehensive disaster mitigation plan, review government coordination arrangements and practices, prepare a national…read more

National Energy Policy ( 2011 )

The National Energy Policy (NEP), released in 2011 by the government, aims at providing affordable, efficient, equitable, reliable and accessible forms of energy to Antiguans and Barbudans. Renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and measure are particularly promoted in order to reduce the reliance on fossil fuels. The Policy intends to foster the development of…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

Not Applicable

Economy Wide | Not Applicable | Target year: 2030 | Base year: N/A

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

(Conditional target) By 2030, 100% of electricity demand in the water sector and other essential services (including health, food storage and emergency services) will be met through off-grid renewable sources to enhance resilience to drought and hurricanes.

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

Share of renewable energy to be al least: 5% by 2015, 10% by 2020 and 15% by 2030

Renewable Energy | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National E... (2011 / Executive)

50 MW of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

Government reducing energy consumption and costs by 30% by 2021 compared with 2011 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2021 | Base year: 2011 | Source(s): National E... (2011 / Executive)

Overall energy intensity at least 10% below 2010 baseline by 2021

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2021 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National E... (2011 / Executive)

Improve energy efficiency in government and public facilities, industrial plants and other large users by 30% by 2026 against a 2011 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2026 | Base year: 2011? (not clear in document) | Source(s): National E... (2011 / Executive)

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.

Improve energy efficiency in the transport sector by 40% through economic incentives to fast track the migration of public and private fossil powered vehicles to low carbon technologies by 2026 compared with 2011 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2026 | Base year: 2011 | Source(s): National E... (2011 / Executive)

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies

(Conditonal target) By 2030, an affordable insurance scheme is available for farmers, fishers, and residential and business owners to cope with losses resulting from climate variability.

Disaster Preparedness | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies

(Conditional target) By 2030, all waterways are protected to reduce the risks of flooding and health impacts including vector-borne and water-borne diseases.

Disease Surveillance And Control | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies

(Conditional target) By 2030, all buildings are improved and prepared for extreme climate events, including drought, flooding and hurricanes.|(Unconditional target) By 2020, update the Building Code to meet projected impacts of climate change.

Buildings | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies

(Conditional target) By 2025, increase seawater desalination capacity by 50% above 2015 levels, from approximately 5.4 million to over 8 million US gallons per day (GPD) to counteract freshwater scarcity in Antigua and Barbuda.

Water Supply | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Antigua and Barbuda does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 13 February, 2018