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

Strategy on Biological Diversity of the Republic of Moldova for 2015-2020 ( 2015 )

Decision no 274 of May 18th, 2015, approves the Strategy on Biological Diversity of the Republic of Moldova for the period 2015-2020. The Strategy identifies climate change as a direct threat to biodiversity (section 3, 24.) and charges the government to study climate change effects on biodiversity and how it adapts to it. It further seeks…read more

National Strategy on Agriculture and Rural Development for the period 2014-2020 ( 2014 )

This document defines the government's strategy to develop the agriculture sector and rural areas over the period 2014-2020. It aims to ensure a sustainable management of natural resources in agriculture. This should notably be done by increasing the use of renewable energy resources in the sector, and by reducing the vulnerability of crop productions to…read more

National Program for Energy Efficiency 2011-2020 ( 2011 )

This document aims to improve energy efficiency performances in Moldova. It was approved by decision no 833 (Official Gazette No. 197-202/914 of 18.11.2011).…read more

Strategy for Sustainable Development of Forestry Sector (Parliament Resolution No. 350-XV of 12.07.2001) ( 2001 )

Implemented by Government Resolution No. 739 of 17.06.2003 on the Implementation of the Strategy for Sustainable Development of National Forestry Sector…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

64-67% (unconditional) and up to 78% (conditional) reduction in GHG emission in 2030 compared to 1990

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

Source: NDC

25% cut in GHG emissions by 2020 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): ..., ..., National P... (2011 / Executive)

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being energy

Energy: General

Biogas as 6% then 20% of gasoline sold; biodiesel blend as 5%, then 20% of diesel fuel sold by 2010, 2020 compared with a 2010, 2020 scenario

Fuels | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010, 2020 | Source(s): ...

20% share of renewable energy by 2020; 10% of electricity from locally produced renewable energy by 2020

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2020

4% biofuels in total fuels, then 10% by 2015, 2020 compared with a business as usual scenario

Biofuels | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: Business as usual scenario | Source(s): ..., ..., National P... (2003 / Executive)

-25% emissions from power production sector by 2020 below BAU

Energy: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

10% RES share in domestic consumption by 2015, then 20% by 2020

Renewable Energy | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015, 2020 | Source(s): ..., ..., ..., National P... (2011 / Executive)

10% electricity production from renewables by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): ..., ...

10% energy intensity decrease by 2020

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): ..., ...

16% energy savings, then 20% by 2016, 2020 against a 2009 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009 | Source(s): ..., National P... (2011 / Executive)

13%, then 11% electricity transmission and distribution loss reduction, 39% then 20% natural gas transmission and distribution loss reduction, and 5% then 2% heating loss reduction by 2015, 2020 compared with a 2015, 2020 scenario

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2015, 2020 | Source(s): ..., ..., National P... (2011 / Executive)

Cut natural gas from 53% to 45% of national energy mix by 2020 against a 2010 baseline

Fuels | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): ...

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies

-20% emissions from buildings, industry and agriculture by 2020 compared to BAU

Buildings | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

20% cut in energy consumption in buildings by 2020 against a 2011 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2011 | Source(s): ..., ...

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being transport

Infrastructure And Roads

10% transport energy from renewables by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): ...

-15% emissions from waste and transport by 2020 compared to BAU

Transport: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being agriculture

Climate Smart Agriculture

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

-20% emissions from buildings, industry and agriculture by 2020 compared to BAU

Agriculture: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

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

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being health

Health: General

Source: NDC

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

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies

-20% emissions from buildings, industry and agriculture by 2020 compared to BAU

Industries: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

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

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being forestry

Sustainable Forest Management

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

+25% net removals by 2020

LULUCF/Forestry: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

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
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

-15% emissions from waste and transport by 2020 compared to BAU

Waste: General | Target year: 2020

Source: NDC

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

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies

Assure the development of climate resilience by reducing at least by 50% the climate change vulnerability and facilitate climate change adaptation in six priority sectors, one of them being water resources

Water Management

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
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Last modified 4 September, 2017