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

National Strategy with Action Plan for transposition, implementation and enforcement of the EU acquis on Environment and Climate Change 2016-2020 ( 2016 )

This extensive document sets the national strategy and action plan on the environment and climate change over the period 2016-2020. It is designed in order to transpose a number of EU directives and achieve progressive alignment to the Union's norms, with regard to climate change mitigation and adaptation actions, and environmental protection.…read more

National strategy in the field of climate change by 2030 ( 2015 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

This strategy aims at assessing the institutional framework in place and the technological needs that Montenegro must build for mitigation and adaptation purposes. It analyses the following documents and implications for climate change: Energy Development Strategy of Montenegro until 2030, the National strategies for renewable energy and energy efficiency, the National Forest Strategy (which recognises climate change as…read more

National Forestry Policy ( 2008 )

This document sets Montenegro's forestry policy. It notably seeks to 1) improve forests management based on the purposes for which they are used, 2) maintain the current size of forests and forest land, 3) protect forests ability to mitigate and adjust to climate change, 4) improve the overall volume of forests, and 5) improve the…read more

National Strategy for Sustainable Development to 2030 ( 2007 )

This extensive document sets Montenegro's sustainable strategy to 2030. Climate change mitigation is one of the main issue to be addressed in the document. Energy and industry are primary sectors where the country aims to focus mitigation efforts. The document further seeks to protect ecosystems, and notably forests, to the effects of climate change.…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

30% reduction (at least 1572 kilotons) in GHG emissions to the level below or at 3667 kilotons by 2030 compared to 1990 level (5239 kilotons)

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

Source: NDC

0% tolerance for PM10 concentrations by 2015

Economy Wide | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2015 | Source(s): National S... (2007 / Executive)

30% cut in GHG emissions by 2030 compared with a 1990 baseline

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990 | Source(s): National S... (2007 / Executive), National S... (2016 / Executive)

Energy

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

25% hot water from renewables by 2030

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

15% space heating from renewables by 2030

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

Up to 20% replacement of heating coal by solar and biomass by 2030

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

10% biomass in fuel by 2030

Biofuels | Fixed Level Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

33% renewable energy consumption by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): National S... (2007 / Executive), National s... (2015 / Executive)

40% cut in energy intensity (29,770MJ to 17,692MJ) by 2030 against a 2010 baseline

Energy Intensity | Intensity Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National S... (2007 / Executive)

27% energy efficiency increase by 2030

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: N/A | Source(s): National S... (2007 / Executive)

9% cut in energy consumption (excluding Aluminum Combine Podgorica), then savings in line with EU by 2018 against a 2006 baseline

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2018 | Base year: 2006 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

Transportation

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

30% personal transportation by public transport by 2030

Public Transport | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

70% freight railway traffic on electricity (rather than diesel) by 2030

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2030 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / Executive)

Waste

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

Cut in biodegradable landfill waste from 63% to 47% in 2015 and to 22% by 2024 against a 2010 baseline

Waste Reduction | Trajectory Target | Target year: 2024 | Base year: 2010 | Source(s): National s... (2015 / 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
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.

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.

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, Montenegro does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 4 January, 2018