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Latvia’s Strategy to achieve climate neutrality by 2050

legislation type Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2019
The Strategy is a long-term policy planning document designed to increase the economic competitiveness of the Latvian economy at the same time as limiting and reducing climate change, as well as to ensure a safe living environment for the people of Latvia. It is designed to support the European Union's overall climate-neutrality target by 2050. This document was released alongside the National Energy and Climate Plan 2021-2030 that is a mandatory communication to the EU.

The document details the government's overarching goals and lines of action, examines and sets the emissions reduction low-carbon objectives across the economy's main sectors.


Documents

  • Target 76% reduction ( including ZIZIMM sector) in GHG emissions by 2040
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2040 | Base year: 1990
  • Target 38% reduction ( including ZIZIMM sector) in GHG emissions by 2030
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
  • Target 85% reduction in GHG emissions by 2040
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2040 | Base year: 1990
  • Target 65% reduction (excluding ZIZIMM sector) in GHG emissions by 2030
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
  • Target net-zero by 2050
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2050
  • Total GHG emissions reduction at -38% in 2030 (+/- 5%), -76% in 2040 (+/- 5%), reaching net zero in 2050 
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Base year: 1990
  • GHG emissions from land use ≤1 047 ktCO2eq by 2030 and net zero by 2040
    LULUCF | Fixed level target | Base year: 1990
  • -85% CO2 emissions excluding land use sector
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2040 | Base year: 1990
  • -65% CO2 emissions excluding land use sector
    Economy-wide | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 1990
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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