Malta

National Environment Policy

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2012
The National Environment Policy is a comprehensive document intertwining all aspects of environment conservation and sustainable development, including climate change mitigation and adaptation. It notably aims at strengthening the country's efforts into 1) low-carbon transportation, 2) forestry conservation and afforestation projects, 3) clean energy and energy efficiency, notably in buildings, and 4) encourage research and innovation.

Documents
  • 15% energy savings (144,876toe), then 22% (235,254toe) by 2014, 2020
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: N/A
  • 40% energy efficiency by 2020
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 5% increase in non-ETS sector emissions by 2020 compared with a 2005 baseline
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2005
  • Zero waste society by 2050
    Waste | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2050
  • 50% green public procurement by EU GPP criteria by 2015
    Public Sector | Base year target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2015
  • 10% renewables in final energy consumption by 2020
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
  • 10% renewables in transport energy consumption by 2020
    Transportation | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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