Climate Change Policy Nepal 2011

Name of policy Climate Change Policy
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Nepal
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Climate strategy
    • Political & non-binding climate strategy
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description Objective 7.3 states " To reduce GHG emissions by promoting the use of clean energy, such as hydro-electricity, renewable and alternative energies, and by increasing energy efficiency and encouraging the use of green technology,", Objective 7.5: "To adopt a low-carbon development path by pursuing climate-resilient socio-economic development," (Climate Change Policy, 2011), 2. The Government of Nepal has constituted the Climate Change Council under the chairmanship of Right Honourable Prime Minister on 23 July 2009. The Council, a high-level coordinating body, will, inter alia,: Provide coordination, guidance and direction for the formulation and implementation of climate change-related policies.
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch4
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2011
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://moenv.gov.np/moenvnew/
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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