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

National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (2011-2015, 2016-2020 ) ( 2016 )

The National Energy Efficiency Action Plan is a mid-term vision determining horizontal and sectoral policies and targets to improve energy efficiency in the country. It focuses in particular on primary energy savings (in the generation, transmission, and distribution sectors of the Lebanese power network) and end-use measures (in the buildings; industry, SMEs, agriculture; mobility and transport; and…read more

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan 2016-2020 ( 2016 )

The National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) is a broad document setting Lebanon's quantitative objectives of renewable energy penetration in the energy supply market. It details sectoral plans for wind, large-scale and household solar (photovoltaic, concentrated and water heater), hydro, geothermal and biomass (including waste-to-energy). For each resource, it assesses the potential, its financial and…read more

National Forest Program 2015-2025 ( 2015 )

The Lebanese National Forest Plan (NFP) 2015-2025 constitutes the main forestry policy instrument that is being used by the ministry of Agriculture over the decade. The NFP details the government's interventions aimed at fostering sustainable management, coordination and cooperation mechanisms among both the public and private sectors. The NFP's goals include 1) establishing restoration and…read more

Ministry of Agriculture Strategy 2015 – 2019 ( 2014 )

The Ministry of Agriculture Strategy sets the government's vision over the executive approach to agriculture over the period 2015-2019. aims at ensuring food safety and supply, plant and animal health, making sure that the agricultural sector enjoys good infrastructure, and adequate harvesting and marketing techniques. The seventh course of action of the Strategy focuses on…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

15% (unconditional) to 30% (conditional) reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the BAU scenario

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: business as usual scenario

Source: NDC

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

Energy

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-10% in power demand through energy-efficiency measures in 2030 below BAU

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030

12% renewable energy by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): National E... (2016 / Executive), The Nation... (2016 / Executive)

20% of the power and heat demand from renewables by 2030

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

Agriculture

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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

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

Cross-Cutting Area

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

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

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

Environment

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

Health

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

Industry

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

LULUCF

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Lebanon aims to reach land degradation neutrality by 2030.

Sustainable Forest Management | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

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

Social Development

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

Tourism

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

Transportation

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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, Lebanon does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 13 February, 2018