Law on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions ( 2013 / Mitigation Framework )

This law aims at 1) implementing the contract and the 2010 agreement between the Principality of Liechtenstein and the Swiss Confederation concerning the environmental levies in the Principality of Liechtenstein, as amended, 2) reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in particular of CO2 emissions, 3) reducig other harmful effects on the environment, and 4) creating incentives for…read more

Emissions Trading Act ( 2012 )

This law indends to reduce greenhouse gas emissions within and outside Liechtenstein, and implement the EEA legislation on emissions trading. The targets are similar to EU commitments. The document details permitting rules. Art. 4 states that the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is primarily pursued through domestic measures, in particular through energy, transport, environmental, forestry,…read more

Law on Energy Efficiency ( 2008 )

This law regulates 1) the direction of funding for measures to increase energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy, 2) the abstraction and payment of electricity from renewable energy and cogeneration plants and the levying of a levy on electricity consumption. It aims to transpose Directive 2004/8 / EC of the European Parliament…read more

Energy Efficiency Evidence Act ( 2007 )

This law regulates 1) the obligation to produce a certificate of overall energy efficiency (energy performance certificate) for the sale, rental or lease of buildings and property, and 2) the content, issue and publication of the energy passport. It transposes Directive 2002/91/EC. It applies to newly constructed and existing buildings.…read more

Clean Air Act ( 2003 )

This law aims at protecting people, animals, plants, their communities and habitats, the soil and waterways and structures from excessive air pollution and to ensure the best possible air quality. In addition, it aims to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. The precautionary principle is a key principle behind the decision to limit emissions. The…read more

CO2 Emissions Reduction Ordinance ( 2013 )

This ordinance regulates a range of greenhouse gases emissions, as converted into CO2-equivalents. It defines the rules for carbon credits related to emissions avoided abroad. Chapter II sets a CO2 tax on coal and other fuels. Further articles defines the scope and applicability of the tax.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

40% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to 1990

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

Source: NDC

10% cut in CO2, 27% cut in SO2, 41% cut in NOx, and 45% cut in VOC emissions by 2010 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): Clean Air ... (2003 / Legislative)

20% cut in GHG emissions by 2020 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): Emissions ... (2012 / Legislative)

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.

Energy

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.
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Last modified 21 September, 2017