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Political Groups
LDC, G77
World Bank Income Group
Lower middle income
Global Climate Risk Index

The annually published Global Climate Risk Index analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves etc.).

Published by German Watch https://www.germanwatch.org/en/cri
Share of Global Emissions
Laws, Acts, Constitutions (legislative branch)
Policies, strategies, decrees, action plans (from executive branch)
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Court cases and tribunal proceedings
Climate targets in National Law & Policy

Latest Documents

, 2021

Lesotho. Biennial update report (BUR). BUR 1., Biennial Update Report from Lesotho in 2021

, 2021

Lesotho. National Communication (NC). NC 3., National Communication from Lesotho in 2021

, 2018

Lesotho First NDC, Nationally Determined Contribution from Lesotho in 2018

, 2018

The National Climate Change Policy establishes 22 strategies in order to ensure that stakeholders address climate change impacts and their causes through the identification, mainstreaming and implementation of adaptation and mitigation measures, while promoting sustainable development.Its main objectives are 1) promote climate-resilient, social, economic and environmental ...

, 2017

Lesotho First NDC(Archived), Nationally Determined Contribution from Lesotho in 2017

  • 10% (unconditional) to 35% (conditional) reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 compared to the BAU scenarioEconomy-wide: Economy Wide | Target year: 2030
  • 21,000 hectares of forested areas by 2020LULUCF: Afforestation | Target year: 2020Source: Lesotho Vision 2020
  • 30% penetration rate of efficient stoves in 2030Energy: Clean Cooking And Heating: Efficient Cookstoves | Target year: 2030
  • 7.5% (0.5% per annum) reduction in transmission and distribution loses from 2015 until 2030Energy: Supply Side Efficiency: Grid/Energy Loss Reduction | Target year: 2030
  • 35 MW wind power (2017)Energy: Renewable Energy: Wind | Target year: 2017