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  • Lebanon's Second Biennial Update Report

    Lebanon's Second Biennial Update Report

    Lebanon submitted its second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the UNFCCC on October 13, 2017. The report contains updated information on Lebanon's emissions, mitigation actions and gaps and constraints.
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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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  • Derisking Renewable Energy Investment

    Derisking Renewable Energy Investment

    This report analyzes the most cost-effective public derisking measures to promote private sector investment in large-scale wind energy and solar PV in Lebanon. The report sets out the results from a quantitative, investment-risk informed modelling analysis.
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  • Derisking Renewable Energy Investment Summary Report

    Derisking Renewable Energy Investment Summary Report

    Summary Report for the Derisking Renewable Energy Investment report - This report analyzes the most cost-effective public derisking measures to promote private sector investment in large-scale wind energy and solar PV in Lebanon. The report sets out the results from a quantitative, investment-risk informed modelling analysis.
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  • Cost Benefit Analysis for the Use of Natural Gas and Other Low Carbon Fuels in the Transport Sector in Lebanon

    Cost Benefit Analysis for the Use of Natural Gas and Other Low Carbon Fuels in the Transport Sector in Lebanon

    In Lebanon, the recent discovery potential of offshore natural gas reserves has raised interest in exploring the use of this cleaner fuel in the local transportation sector. This study investigates the potential pathways for the use of natural gas and other alternative fuels in the Lebanese transportation sector and the associated environmental and financial impacts.
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  • How to Create Value from Climate Change

    How to Create Value from Climate Change

    This guidebook is the outcome of the first year of the Lebanon Climate Act (LCA) initiative. The guidebook is designed to assist companies in Lebanon to kick start their process of corporate climate action under the Paris Agreement, to further their commitments and to measure progress according to appropriate economic and environmental indicators.
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  • Renewable Energy SEA Lebanon

    Renewable Energy SEA Lebanon

    The Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of Lebanon's Renewable Energy Sector aims at identifying the main environmental and social implications of the development of large scale wind farms, PV farms, and hydropower plants, developing measures to minimize the significance of negative impacts and increase the benefits of positive impacts, as well as providing a set of recommendations to be adopted by various government entities.
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  • Energy Consumption in the Commercial and Institutional Sectors

    Energy Consumption in the Commercial and Institutional Sectors

    This report is an assessment of energy consumption and mitigation initiatives in the commercial and institutional sectors in Lebanon. This will enable the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions for both sectors.
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  • National Guidelines for Greenhouse Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Agriculture Sector

    National Guidelines for Greenhouse Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Agriculture Sector

    The guidelines for greenhouse rainwater harvesting systems for Lebanon include details on greenhouse cultivation in Lebanon and major rainwater harvesting systems with concrete and replicable examples to mainstream the adaptation technology in all areas of Lebanon.
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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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