Data on the Palestinian Territories’ energy consumption in the road transport sector as part of its total energy consumption are not available, as is the case with energy consumption per capita as well.
Electricity consumption amounted to 1,093 kWh per capita in 2015, against 1,271 kWh in 2011 and 1,298 kWh in 2000.
According to World Bank figures CO2 emissions in the Palestinian Territories were 0.58 metric tons per capita in 2013, against to 0.57 metric tons in 2008 and 0.45 metric tons in 2001. The main sectors that contribute to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gases are energy production, industry and motorised traffic.
Total GHG emissions: 2.8 MtCO2 (Global Carbon Project, 2016)
Per capita CO2 emissions: 0.62 t CO2 /capita (Global Carbon Project, 2016)
Carbon intensity of the economy: 0.13 kgCO2 /2010 USD (World Bank, 2013)
Carbon intensity of the economy (PPP): –
Carbon intensity of the energy sector: –
Share of renewable energy: 0% (World Bank, 2014)
National Climate Change Policy
|Milestones in Palestine’s Climate Policy
|Palestine upgraded its status from “Observer” to “Party” to the UNFCCC, becoming its 197th member.
|Submission of the initial National Communication
|Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol
||Not party to the Protocol
|Establishment of the CDM –DNA
|National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy
|National Committee for Climate Change
|Submission of Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)
|Paris Agreement (entry into force)