Lebanon

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0.07%
Share of global GHG emissions
Based on data from Climate Watch (CAIT 2018), developed and maintained by the World Resources Institute.
#113
Climate Vulnerability Index ranking
A higher number means a higher vulnerability to climate change. Based on the ND-GAIN Index (2019), developed by the University of Notre Dame.
#92
Human Development Index ranking
A lower number means a better human development score. Based on the Human Development Index (2020), developed by UNDP.
31%
Conditional emissions reduction target by 2030
(compared to business as usual)
The highest emissions reduction target, conditional or unconditional, included in the country’s latest NDC.
NDC Status

Lebanon submitted its revised NDC in March 2021.

Key highlights from the NDC
  • Lebanon committed to a conditional emissions reduction target of 31% by 2030 compared to business as usual.
  • Despite being in a fragile context, the country also increased its unconditional emissions reduction target to 20%.
  • The revised NDC enhances transparency on mitigation targets, including on renewable energy.
  • It also provides more clarity on its adaptation actions and promotes inclusiveness and whole-of-society approaches.
Adaptation and resilience areas in the NDC
  • Agriculture
  • Coastal zones
  • Biodiversity
  • Health
  • Water
  • Disaster risk management
The Climate Promise is being delivered in collaboration with key partners. Thanks to our partners in Lebanon:

Last Updated

February 11, 2022

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