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Zambia's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2050 (under discussion)
  • 🔋 82% of electricity is from renewables
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (81%)


  • 🚗 No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • 🤮 11% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (5%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Zambia is rank 195 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Zambia's Environmental Impact?

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

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

What is Zambia's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Zambia uses 82% energy from renewable sources compared to 17.81% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Zambia's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Zambia's common climate change questions.

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

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

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

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

Does Zambia's electricity mix still contain coal?

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

Does Zambia's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Zambia's does generate nuclear electricity.

Zambia'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 Zambia'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 Higher Education

Zambia's Comparison Against Countries

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