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

Electricity Act 2007 as amended in 2016 (Net Metering Rules) ( 2016 )

This document notably aims to reduce the investment requirements for independent producers adding power into the national grid, and to allow customers who generate their own energy to reduce their reliance on the grid, and to promote the production and use of sustainable renewable energy sources including in small scale projects. All renewable energy technologies…read more

Renewable Energy Feed in Tariff (REFIT) programme ( 2015 )

This document defines the rules and rates of feed-in tariffs for renewables (REFIT), namely biomass, solar and wind sources based on projects' respective capacity.…read more

National Policy on Climate Change for Namibia ( 2010 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

This document presents information about the main expected impacts of climate change in Namibia and about those most vulnerable. The document also proposes objectives that the Government of Namibia will aim to achieve through an effective and efficient response to climate change. The Policy aims in particular at enabling a sustainable access to water, food…read more

Energy Policy White Paper ( 1998 )

This White Paper sets the energy strategy of Namibia. Point 3.5 discusses the potential of renewable sources in the country, as well as the financing implications and potential in rural areas. Energy efficiency in buildings is also promoted.…read more
To date, Namibia does not have any litigation listed.

Emissions More information

Rank as emitter (including LULUCF):
Below Top 50
Country-reported GHG emissions (incl. LULUCF) (MTCO2):19.66 (reporting year: 2000 )
Country-reported GHG emissions (excl. LULUCF) (MTCO2):9.09 (reporting year: 2000 )

Information More information

GHG inventory:1994, 2000
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Targets

Economy wide targets - Up to (and including) 2020

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    Economy-wide targets - Beyond 2020

    GHG emissions reduction of 89% by 2030 compared to business-as-usual scenario.

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    • Country's iNDC
    Targets - Energy demand

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      Targets - LULUCF

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        Targets - Renewables

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          Targets- Transport

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            Targets - Other

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              Policies

              GHG Mitigation framework More information

              National Policy on Climate Change for Namibia

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              Adaptation framework More information

              National Policy on Climate Change for Namibia

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              Policies - Carbon pricing

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                Policies - Promotion of low-carbon energy (inc. renewables)

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                  Policies - Energy demand

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                    Policies - Transport

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                      Policies - LULUCF

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                        Last modified 8 May, 2017