To date, Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have any climate change related laws.

National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan – 2014-2020 ( 2014 )

The Ministry of Sustainable Development released the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan in 2014 to establish a framework of targets, principles and priorities over biodiversity. The Kittitian government recognises that climate change might indulge sever impacts to the country including via a sea level rise leading to coastal erosion, increase in drought, tropical storms,…read more

St. Kitts Agricultural Development Strategy (ADS) 2013 – 2016) ( 2013 )

The Agricultural Development Strategy was published in February 2013 by the Department of Agriculture to provide a framework to improve the production and marketing of national agricultural products over the period 2013 to 2016. The document acknowledges the criticality of climate change and resource scarcity and the subsequent need to adopt a sustainable agriculture agenda.…read more

Food and Nutrition Security Policy and Plan of Action ( 2012 )

The Food and Nutrition Security Policy aims at promoting rational food choices and healthy lifestyles by the population. It further seeks to enhance the resilience of food supplies in front of natural and socio-economic shocks, and climate change. The Policy states that the government shall facilitate the implementation of Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation…read more

National Energy Policy ( 2011 )

The National Energy Policy was published by the Ministry of Public Works, Utilities, Energy and Housing to lay out a comprehensive transition towards a sustainable energy sector. The Policy emphasises affordable, clean renewables as a key target, but also a greener, energy savvy transportation sector. The government seeks to green the country's power supply through…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

22% reduction for 2025 and 35% reduction for 2030 in GHG emissions 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.

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

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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.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

0.5 MW waste to energy

Renewable Energy: Waste-to-Energy

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

At least 7.6 MW wind energy

Renewable Energy: Wind

At least 1859 MW solar energy

Renewable Energy: Solar

At least 35MW geothermal energy

Renewable Energy: Geothermal

-50% in losses through smart meters and net metering

Supply-Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction

50% renewables in electricity generation and the transport sector

Renewable Energy

Source: NDC

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

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

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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

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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

NDC Laws and National Policies

-5% in the national fuel consumption

Transport: General

Source: 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

75% of public, schools and abbatoir

Water Efficiency

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

100% of additional water production|Increase 5% of actual production|50% of water demand from tourism|Reduce 15% of the water losses|100% metering of government and public institutions

Water Infrastructure

At least 25% of household SKN

Water Conservation And Reuse

Source: NDC

To date, Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 13 February, 2018