Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic's Climate Change Impact

Positive

  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Pledge net zero by 2050 (under discussion)
  • ๐ŸŒž Uses solar power (2%)
  • ๐Ÿƒ Uses wind power (4%)
  • ๐ŸŒŠ Uses hydro power (5%)
  • ๐ŸŒ… Other renewables power (~1%)

Negative

  • ๐Ÿš— No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • ๐Ÿ˜  Electricity from renewable sources too low (13%)
  • ๐Ÿคฌ Electricity from fossil fuels too high (86.57%)
  • ๐Ÿคฎ 18% of electricity still from coal
  • ๐Ÿ›ข Electricity from oil (49%)
  • โ›ฝ Electricity from natural gas (18%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

๐Ÿ“ˆ Dominican Republic is rank 51 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Dominican Republic's Environmental Impact?

Is the Dominican Republic part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

No, Dominican Republic is not a member or an association of the IEA.

What is Dominican Republic's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Dominican Republic uses 13% energy from renewable sources compared to 86.57% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Dominican Republic's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Dominican Republic's common climate change questions.

Have Dominican Republic's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Currently there are no plans by Dominican Republic's government to ban ICE cars, such as diesel and petrol..


Have Dominican Republic's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, Dominican Republic have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.


Does Dominican Republic's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Dominican Republic's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Dominican Republic's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Dominican Republic's does generate nuclear electricity.

Dominican Republic's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is Dominican Republic's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Direcciรณn de Cambio Climรกtico, Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales

Dominican Republic's Comparison Against Countries

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