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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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