Samoa


No comprehensive data collection undertaken for this country


The matrix below describes the coverage of the good practice policy menu (details are provided here) by climate policies currently implemented inside the country. For a complete list of climate policies in this country, see the table at the bottom of the good practice policy matrix.


- Implemented policies exist in the database
- No implemented policies exist in the database
- Unknown
Numbers in brackets indicate number of policies in this area
Changing activityEnergy efficiencyRenewablesNuclear or CCS or fuel switchNon-energy
GeneralClimate strategyClimate strategy
GHG reduction targetGHG reduction target
Coordinating body for climate strategyCoordinating body for climate strategy
Support for low-emission RD&DSupport for low-emission RD&D
National energy efficiency targetNational energy efficiency targetRenewable energy targetRenewable energy target
Electricity and heatSupport for highly efficient power plants (including codes and standards and fiscal/financial incentives)Highly efficiency power plantsRenewable energy target for electricity sectorRenewable energy targetCCS support scheme, including fiscal/financial incentives and infrastructure investmentCCS support scheme
Reduction obligation schemesReduction obligation schemesSupport scheme for renewables (including green certificates, fiscal/financial incentives, obligation schemes, net metering or direct investment)Support scheme for renewables
Grid infrastructure developmentGrid infrastructure development
Sustainability standards for biomass useSustainability standards for biomass use
Overarching carbon pricing scheme or emissions limitOverarching carbon pricing scheme or emissions limit
Energy and other taxesEnergy and other taxes
No fossil fuel subsidiesNo fossil fuel subsidies
IndustryStrategy for material efficiency (including product standards and other requirements)Material/processSupport for energy efficiency in industrial production (including voluntary approaches, fiscal/financial incentives, obligation schemes or white certificates)Industrial production efficiencySupport schemes for renewables (including fiscal/financial incentives, green certificates, obligation schemes)Support for renewablesCCS support scheme (including fiscal/financial incentives and infrastructure investment)CCS support schemeLandfill methane reductionLandfill methane
Energy reporting and auditsEnergy reporting and auditsSustainability standards for biomass useSustainability standards for biomassIncentives to reduce CH4 from oil and gas productionCH4 – oil and gas
Minimum energy performance and equipment standardsMEPS for equipmentIncentives to reduce N2O from industrial processesN2O from industry
Incentives to reduce fluorinated gasesFluorinated gases
Overarching carbon pricing scheme or emissions limitOverarching carbon pricing scheme or emissions limit
Energy and other taxesEnergy and other taxes
No fossil fuel subsidiesNo fossil fuel subsidies
BuildingsUrban planning strategies (including infrastructure investments)Urban planningBuilding codes and standards and fiscal/financial incentives for low-emissions choices in heating, cooling, hot water, and cookingMEPS or fiscal/financial incentivesSupport scheme for heating and coolingSupport for heating and cooling
Minimum energy performance and equipment standards for appliancesMEPS for appliancesSupport scheme for hot water and cookingSupport for hot water and cooking
Sustainability standards for biomass useSustainability standards for biomass
Energy and other taxesEnergy and other taxes
No fossil fuel subsidiesNo fossil fuel subsidies
TransportUrban planning and infrastructure investment to minimize transport needsUrban planning and investmentMinimum energy/emissions performance standards or support for energy efficient for light duty vehiclesMEPS or support for energy efficient light duty vehiclesBiofuel targetBiofuel targetSupport for modal share switchModal share shift
Minimum energy/emissions performance standards or support for energy efficient for heavy duty vehiclesMEPS or support for energy efficient heavy duty vehiclesSupport schemes for biofuels (including fiscal/financial incentives and obligation schemes)Support for biofuelsE-mobility programmeE-mobility
Sustainability standards for biomass useSustainability standards for biomass
Tax on fuel and/or emissionsTax on fuel and/or emissions
No fossil fuel subsidiesNo fossil fuel subsidies
Agriculture and forestryStandards and support for sustainable agricultural practices and use of agricultural productsStandards and support for sustainable agricultural practices and use of agricultural products
Incentives to reduce CO2 emissions from agricultureIncentives to reduce CO2 emissions from agriculture
Incentives to reduce CH4 emissions from agricultureIncentives to reduce CH4 emissions from agriculture
Incentives to reduce N2O emissions from agricultureIncentives to reduce N2O emissions from agriculture
Incentives to reduce deforestation or support for afforestation/reforestationIncentives to reduce deforestation
Samoa
Coordinating body for climate policy Unknown
Fossil fuel subsidies (transport) Unknown
Fossil fuel subsidies (electricity and heat) Unknown
Fossil fuel subsidies (industry) Unknown
Fossil fuel subsidies (buildings) Unknown
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