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Turkmenistan’s national strategy on climate change

The national strategy of Turkmenistan on climate change is data-scarce with no targets and measurable commitments. Country’s nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are not publicly available. The government has not...

The top ten dirtiest power grids in the world

Electrification plays a key role in decarbonisation. However, it can be a viable option only when these grids are powered by clean energy. While many countries are moving toward renewables there are still some countries...

Methane emissions in Turkmenistan

A recently published report Methane in Central Asia: emissions, trends, actions by Zoï Environment Network looks into methane emissions in Central Asian countries. The report presents an overview of the source of the...

Water shortage: Can desalination help Turkmenistan?

Turkmenistan is experiencing water shortage and it is expected to get worse over time because of global warming. Future projections show that severe droughts are expected up to 9 out 10 years by the 2090s. Water demand...

Who has been left behind in Turkmenistan?

Leaving No One Behind Country Brief: Turkmenistan, October 25, 2022, by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific highlights many opportunity gaps as well as high rates of inequality between various...