Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka's Climate Change Impact


  • 🌞 Uses solar power (2%)
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (2%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (40%)


  • 🚫 No pledges towards net zero
  • 🚗 No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (46%)
  • 🤬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (53.78%)
  • 🤮 22% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (30%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Sri Lanka is rank 167 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Sri Lanka's Environmental Impact?

Is the Sri Lanka part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

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

What is Sri Lanka's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Sri Lanka uses 46% energy from renewable sources compared to 53.78% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Sri Lanka's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Sri Lanka's common climate change questions.

Have Sri Lanka's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

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

Have Sri Lanka's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Currently there are no plans by Sri Lanka's government to become a net zero country.

Does Sri Lanka's electricity mix still contain coal?

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

Does Sri Lanka's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Sri Lanka's does generate nuclear electricity.

Sri Lanka'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 Sri Lanka'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.

Ministry of Environment

Sri Lanka's Comparison Against Countries

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