Laos

Laos

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๐Ÿงโ€โ™‚๐Ÿงโ€โ™€๏ธ 7,275,560 ๐Ÿญ Annual emissions 19.32 mt CO2 Asia

Laos' Climate Change Impact

Positive

  • ๐ŸŽ‰ Pledge net zero by 2050 (under discussion)
  • ๐Ÿ”‹ 57% of electricity is from renewables
  • ๐ŸŒŠ Uses hydro power (57%)

Negative

  • ๐Ÿš— No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • ๐Ÿคฌ Electricity from fossil fuels too high (42.52%)
  • ๐Ÿคฎ 42% of electricity still from coal

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

๐Ÿ“ˆ Laos is rank 94 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Laos' Environmental Impact?

Is the Laos part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

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

What is Laos' renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Laos uses 57% energy from renewable sources compared to 42.52% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Laos' Climate Change Action

A list of some of Laos' common climate change questions.

Have Laos' government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

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


Have Laos' government pledged to be a net zero country?

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


Does Laos' electricity mix still contain coal?

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

Does Laos' generate nuclear electricity?

No, Laos' does generate nuclear electricity.

Laos' 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 Laos' 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.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,ย Department of Disaster Management and Climate Change

Laos' Comparison Against Countries

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