Nepal

Nepal

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Kathmandu
Population
27.80 million (2013)
Total area
147,181 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • 2nd Nepalese Constituent Assembly

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Climate Policy Facts

Emissions

Year Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF ( MtCO2e) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per Capita ( tCO2e Per Capita) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per GDP ( tCO2e / Million $ GDP)
1990 24,43 1,35 1805,02
1991 25,22 1,36 1751,68
1992 25,87 1,36 1726,50
1993 26,56 1,36 1706,52
1994 27,43 1,37 1628,54
1995 28,18 1,37 1617,01
1996 28,84 1,37 1571,33
1997 29,69 1,37 1539,89
1998 30,45 1,37 1532,85
1999 31,93 1,41 1539,62
2000 32,60 1,41 1480,05
2001 33,06 1,40 1432,30
2002 32,66 1,36 1413,27
2003 33,14 1,35 1379,77
2004 33,16 1,33 1318,70
2005 33,83 1,34 1300,11
2006 33,78 1,32 1255,93
2007 34,35 1,32 1234,92
2008 35,22 1,34 1193,38
2009 36,22 1,36 1173,98
2010 36,71 1,37 1135,44
2011 37.98 1.40 680.32

The line chart shows the country’s carbon emissions by year, expressed in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (MtCO2e) for emission totals, and in tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) for per capita and per dollar of GDP values. It is based on data from CAIT platform provided by the World Resource Insititute, and updated regularly with the most recent data available.

By selecting or deselecting each item, you can compare or give prominence to particular emission trends.

 

Energy

Energy Source Production (ktoe) TPES (ktoe)
Coal 9,6 202,202
Oil 0 984,169
Natural gas 0 0
Nuclear 0 0
Hydro 275,544 275,544
Geothermal 0 0
Solar thermal 0 0
Solar photovoltaics 0 0
Tide, wave, ocean 0 0
Wind 0 0
Biomass 8634,793 8634,793
Biofuels 64,166 64,166
Waste 0 0

The double-doughnut chart shows the country’s energy production and TPES (Total Primary Energy Supply), expressed in thousand tonnes of oil equivalent (ktoe). It is built on data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development/International Energy Agency libraries, and updated regularly with the most recent data available.

The INNER RING represents the country’s energy production from each energy source, corresponding to the quantities of fuels extracted or produced.

The OUTER RING shows the country’s total primary energy supply of each fuel. It represents the net quantities of fuels made available on the domestic market, after foreign transfers and trading. According to IEA’s definition, TPES equals production plus imports minus exports minus international bunkers plus or minus stock changes.

Differences between production and TPES are significant as they highlight the actual country’s behaviour in the matter of a given energy source. Production values and TPES values of the same energy source may vary widely, especially in case of the much-traded fossil fuels.

 

National Policy

 

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International Policy

General features

 

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Negotiating position

 

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