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  • Lebanon's Third National Communication

    Lebanon's Third National Communication

    This third national communication report provides an overview of Lebanon’s greenhouse gas emissions per sector, and analyses the impacts of the country’s projected climatic changes on several economic, social and environmental sectors. Furthermore, the report provides a list of possible mitigation and adaptation measures that can help Lebanon reduce its emissions and adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. This national communication was prepared by the Ministry of Environment.
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  • Teacher's Guidebook on Climate Change for Schools in Lebanon

    Teacher's Guidebook on Climate Change for Schools in Lebanon

    This Guidebook has been developed with the aim of supporting teachers and educators in Lebanese schools, to help build the values, understandings, skills and competencies which can enable young people to face climate change. The Guidebook has been developed to complement the existing academic curriculum and teaching subjects at primary, middle and secondary levels in Lebanese schools.
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  • Guide de l'Enseignant sur le Changement Climatique pour les Ecoles au Liban

    Guide de l'Enseignant sur le Changement Climatique pour les Ecoles au Liban

    French Version of the Teacher's Guidebook
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  • Lebanon's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

    Lebanon's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

    Lebanon submitted its INDC on September 30, 2015, and showcases the low-emission roadmap till 2030.
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  • National Renewable Energy Action Plan 2016-2020

    National Renewable Energy Action Plan 2016-2020

    This report, The National Renewable Energy Action Plan for the Republic of Lebanon (NREAP 2016- 2020), is the main national document that will ideally lead the way for Lebanon to develop the different RE technologies needed to reach the 12% target by the year 2020.
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  • Lebanon's First Biennial Update Report

    Lebanon's First Biennial Update Report

    Revised national circumstances, greenhouse gas inventory of 2011 and mitigation actions for Lebanon.
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  • Economic Costs to Lebanon from Climate Change

    Economic Costs to Lebanon from Climate Change

    According to this report, economic damage from climate change on Lebanon could reach more than 80 billion USD in 2040, if the world does not implement quick and serious measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Lebanese government will bear around 26 billion USD from this economic damage in 2040, according to the assumptions adopted in the study, whereas the Lebanese households will each bear around 60 thousand USD in the same year.
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  • National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report for Industrial Processes in Lebanon

    National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report for Industrial Processes in Lebanon

    In the framework of Lebanon’s Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions resulting from the industrial sector in Lebanon were estimated for the years 2006 to 2011.
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  • National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report and Mitigation Analysis for the Transport Sector in Lebanon

    National Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report and Mitigation Analysis for the Transport Sector in Lebanon

    In the framework of Lebanon’s Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions’ trend resulting from the transport sector in Lebanon was estimated from 1994 to 2011.
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  • 2015 Solar PV Status Report for Lebanon

    2015 Solar PV Status Report for Lebanon

    The total Solar PV installed capacity by the end of 2015 equaled 9.45 MW with a year-over-year growth rate of 149%, the total amount of investments in this sector until the end of 2015 was equal to $31M, and with hydropower’s share (4%) added to that of Solar PV (0.11%), the renewable’s share of EDL’s electricity mix stands at 4.11%. The total estimated greenhouse gas emissions savings sum up to 18,000 tCO2.
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