Uruguay

National Climate Change Response Strategy

Executive
Strategy
Adaptation Framework
Mitigation Framework
Passed in 2010
The National Climate Change Response Strategy is Uruguay's attempt to frame mitigation and adpatation policies. It details which sectors are responsible for the national GHG emissions (energy, land use change and agriculture), lists the country's particular vulnerabilities (costal erosion, uncertainty in annual crop yields, forest fires, etc.), establishes sectoral priorities and objectives. It further discusses the sectoral and transversal management of the efforts.

Documents
  • 300 MW of wind power by 2015
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2010
  • At least 15% share for renewables by 2015
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2010
  • 200 MW of biomass by 2015
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2010
  • At least 50 MW of small hydro by 2015
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2010
  • 30% of agroindustrial waste at least to produce energy by 2015 against a 2010 baseline
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2010
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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