To date, Latvia does not have any climate change related laws.

National Development Plan of Latvia for 2014–2020 ( 2012 )

This Plan  is the main medium-term development planning document. It seeks to combine business and sustainability objectives. The document notably emphasises on measures to improve energy efficiency, in the productive sector but also in public and residential buildings. Latvia notably seeks to reduce energy intensity and sectoral emissions, increase the share of local renewable energy resources in…read more

Sustainable Development Strategy for Latvia until 2030 ( 2010 )

This document examines ways of improving wellbeing, the economy and environmental conservation in Latvia to the year 2030. It defines measures to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy sources, protecting the carbon-storing function of forests, and lowering emissions from the transport sector.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

The European Union and its 28 Member States submitted a joint NDC: at least 40% domestic reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990

Source: NDC

8% cut in baseline GHG emissions by 2008-2012 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): ..., ...

No more than 17% growth in baseline emissions in non-ETS sectors by 2020 compared with a 2005 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005 | Source(s): ...

Energy

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

49.3% energy produced by renewables by 2010

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): ...

40% energy consumed from renewables by 2040

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2040 | Base year: 2040 | Source(s): ..., Sustainabl... (2010 / Executive)

25% cut in primary energy consumption by 2010 against a 2000 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 2000 | Source(s): ...

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
There are no quantifiable targets found in the 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
There are no quantifiable targets found in the 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.

Transportation

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
There are no quantifiable targets found in the 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
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Latvia does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 4 September, 2017