Ukraine

Overall rating
Highly insufficient
Policies & action
Highly insufficient
< 4°C World
Domestic target
Highly insufficient
< 4°C World
Fair share target
Insufficient
< 3°C World
Climate finance
Information incomplete
Net zero target

year

2060

Comprehensiveness not rated as

Information incomplete
Land use & forestry
Not assessed

References

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  • Afanasiev, V. (2021). Israeli player enters Black Sea with Ukraine exploration pact. Upstream - Energy Explored. https://www.upstreamonline.com/exploration/israeli-player-enters-black-sea-with-ukraine-exploration-pact/2-1-981568
  • Bellini, E. (2021). Ukraine drafts rules for renewable energy auctions. Pv Magazine. https://www.pv-magazine.com/2021/09/03/ukraine-drafts-rules-for-renewable-energy-auctions/
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  • Climate Action Tracker. (2020). A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises. https://climateactiontracker.org/documents/706/CAT_2020-04-27_Briefing_COVID19_Apr2020.pdf
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  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2020a). Cabinet of Ministers prolongs Warm Loans program for another year. Government Portal. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/kabmin-prodovzhiv-programu-teplih-kreditiv-shche-na-rik
  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2020b). КОНЦЕПЦІЯ ЕНЕРГЕТИЧНОГО УКРАЇНИ (Ukraine Green Deal). https://menr.gov.ua/files/images/news_2020/21012020/pdf_зелена концепція.pdf
  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2021). Analytical Review of the Updated Nationally Determined Contribution of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement. https://mepr.gov.ua/files/images/2021/29042021/Analytical Report_ Project_EN.PDF
  • Mitsovych, R., Serebrennikov, B., von Mettenheim, M., Mykhailenko, O., Meißner, F., & Stiewe, C. (2020). Quarterly Monitoring Report on the Implementation of Ukraine’s Energy Action Plan - March 2020. https://lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MR6_Feb20_eng.pdf
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  • Mykhailenko, O., Nitsovych, R., Unterschütz, S., Meißner, F., Spiekermann, E., Stiewe, C., & Zachmann, G. (2019). Quarterly Monitoring Report on the Implementation of Ukraine’s Energy Action Plan (Issue January). Low Carbon Ukraine. https://lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-01-25_MR2_Jan19.pdf
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  • The Government of Ukraine. (2017). Ukraine 2050 Low Emission Development Strategy (Issue November). Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
  • The Government of Ukraine. (2021). Updated Nationally Determined Contribution of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement.
  • UkraineInvest. (2020). Electric cars market growth: how Ukraine can benefit. https://ukraineinvest.gov.ua/news/electric-cars-market-growth-how-ukraine-can-benefit/
  • UNFCCC. (2021). National Inventory Submissions 2021. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. https://unfccc.int/process-and-meethttps://unfccc.int/ghg-inventories-annex-i-parties/2021
  • World Bank Group and Ecofys. (2018). State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018 (Issue May).
  • Zasiadko, Y. (2020). Ukraine Government COVID-19 Recovery Efforts Do Not Sufficiently Include Measures to Mitigate Climate Change. Climate Scorecard. https://www.climatescorecard.org/2020/05/ukraine-government-covid-19-recovery-efforts-do-not-sufficiently-include-measures-to-mitigate-climate-change/
  • 350.org Ukraine. (2020). Ukraine cuts crucial budgets but not coal subsidies in COVID-19 response measures. https://350.org/ukraine-just-recovery-budget-demand/
  • Afanasiev, V. (2021). Israeli player enters Black Sea with Ukraine exploration pact. Upstream - Energy Explored. https://www.upstreamonline.com/exploration/israeli-player-enters-black-sea-with-ukraine-exploration-pact/2-1-981568
  • Bellini, E. (2021). Ukraine drafts rules for renewable energy auctions. Pv Magazine. https://www.pv-magazine.com/2021/09/03/ukraine-drafts-rules-for-renewable-energy-auctions/
  • Bondarchuk, I. (2021). POSSIBLE LEGAL CHALLENGES AND LOSS OF INVESTOR CONFIDENCE. LCF. https://lcf.ua/en/news/possible-legal-challenges-and-loss-of-investor-confidence/
  • Carbon Pulse. (2018). Ukraine to take another stab at creating an ETS next year. http://carbon-pulse.com/44829/?utm_source=CP+Daily&utm_campaign=8296927b8e-CPdaily14122017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a9d8834f72-8296927b8e-110248945
  • Center for Environmental Initiatives. (2020). Roadmap for Climate Goals for Ukraine 2030. https://en.ecoaction.org.ua/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/roadmap2030-ecoaction-booklet-full-eng.pdf
  • Climate Action Tracker. (2020). A government roadmap for addressing the climate and post COVID-19 economic crises. https://climateactiontracker.org/documents/706/CAT_2020-04-27_Briefing_COVID19_Apr2020.pdf
  • Diachuk, O., Chepeliev, M., Podolets, R., Venger, V., Saprykina, T., & Yukhymets, R. (2017). Transition of Ukraine To The Renewable Energy By 2050. https://ua.boell.org/sites/default/files/transition_of_ukraine_to_the_renewable_energy_by_2050_1.pdf
  • Government of Ukraine. (2010). Ukraine’s pledge to the Copenhagen Accord, Compiled in: Compilation of economy-wide emission reduction targets to be implemented by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention. http://unfccc.int/files/meetings/cop_15/copenhagen_accord/application/pdf/ukrainecphaccord_app1.pdf
  • Government of Ukraine. (2017a). Government approved Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2035. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/250210653
  • Government of Ukraine. (2017b). ЗАКОН УКРАЇНИ Про ринок електричної енергії (Відомості Верховної Ради (ВВР), 2017, № 27-28, ст.312). http://zakon0.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2019-19
  • Government of Ukraine. (2020a). Government approved the Economic Stimulus Program to overcome the consequences of COVID-19 epidemic with revision. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/uryad-zatverdiv-z-doopracyuvannyam-programu-stimulyuvannya-ekonomiki-dlya-podolannya-naslidkiv-epidemiyi-covid-19
  • Government of Ukraine. (2020b). Government signs Memorandum with green energy producers. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/uryad-pidpisav-memorandum-z-virobnikami-zelenoyi-elektroenergiyi
  • Government of Ukraine. (2020c). Prime Minister: Government is gradually pulling the Ukrainian energy sector our of the crisis. Government Portal. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/uryad-krok-za-krokom-vivodit-ukrayinsku-energetiku-z-krizi-denis-shmigal
  • Hornby, G. (2021). Turkish gas finds could “stimulate” Black Sea exploration and production: panel. S&P Global Platts. https://www.spglobal.com/platts/en/market-insights/latest-news/natural-gas/102121-turkish-gas-finds-could-stimulate-black-sea-exploration-and-production-panel
  • ICAP. (2021). ETS Detailed Information: Ukraine. Last update: 09 August 2021. https://icapcarbonaction.com/en/?option=com_etsmap&task=export&format=pdf&layout=list&systems%5B%5D=74
  • IEA. (2017). Ukraine’s Electricity Market Law (Law no 4493). IEA/IRENA Joint Policies and Measures Database.
  • IEF. (2021). Support to the Government of Ukraine on updating its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) -Report 3/ Modelling Report. https://mepr.gov.ua/files/images/news_2020/15052020/1UKRAINE NDC2_MODELLING_REPORT_3_FINAL.pdf
  • International Energy Agency. (2017). Green Tariff (Feed-in Tariff). http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/ukraine/name-38470-en.php?s=dHlwZT1yZSZzdGF0dXM9T2s,&return=PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0ic3ViTWVudSI-PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0iYnJlYWRjcnVtYnMiPjxhIGhyZWY9Ii8iPkludGVybmF0aW9uYWwgRW5lcmd5IEFnZW5jeSZ6d25qOzwvYT4mbmJzcDsmZ3Q7Jm5ic3A7PGE
  • IRENA. (2021). Energy Profile Ukraine. Statistical Country Profiles. https://www.irena.org/IRENADocuments/Statistical_Profiles/Europe/Ukraine_Europe_RE_SP.pdf
  • Kiyv Post. (2017). Law on electricity market enters into force. https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/law-electricity-market-enters-force.html
  • Kossov, I. (2020). Green tariff dispute threatens to undo Ukraine’s renewable energy sector. Kyiv Post. https://www.kyivpost.com/business/green-tariff-dispute-threatens-to-destroy-ukraines-renewable-energy-sector.html?cn-reloaded=1
  • Krynytskyi, K., & Savytksyi, O. (2020). A Turning Point for Ukraine: Full-Scale Energy Transition or Re-established Gas Dependency? Energy Transition: The Global Energiewende. https://energytransition.org/2020/04/a-turning-point-for-ukraine-full-scale-energy-transition-or-re-established-gas-dependency/
  • Lo, J. (2021). Stuck in the middle: Ukraine aims for net zero but struggles to access finance. Climate Home News. https://www.climatechangenews.com/2021/03/25/stuck-middle-ukraine-aims-net-zero-struggles-access-finance/
  • Low Carbon Ukraine. (2021). Adequacy of the electricity system development implied in the NDC2-draft. https://www.lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/Adequacy-of-the-electricity-system-development-implied-in-the-NDC2-draft.pdf
  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2020a). Cabinet of Ministers prolongs Warm Loans program for another year. Government Portal. https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/kabmin-prodovzhiv-programu-teplih-kreditiv-shche-na-rik
  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2020b). КОНЦЕПЦІЯ ЕНЕРГЕТИЧНОГО УКРАЇНИ (Ukraine Green Deal). https://menr.gov.ua/files/images/news_2020/21012020/pdf_зелена концепція.pdf
  • Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection Ukraine. (2021). Analytical Review of the Updated Nationally Determined Contribution of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement. https://mepr.gov.ua/files/images/2021/29042021/Analytical Report_ Project_EN.PDF
  • Mitsovych, R., Serebrennikov, B., von Mettenheim, M., Mykhailenko, O., Meißner, F., & Stiewe, C. (2020). Quarterly Monitoring Report on the Implementation of Ukraine’s Energy Action Plan - March 2020. https://lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MR6_Feb20_eng.pdf
  • Morgan, S. (2020). Ukraine’s own Green Deal aims to slash energy imports. EURACTIV.Com. https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/ukraines-own-green-deal-aims-to-slash-energy-imports/
  • Mykhailenko, O., Nitsovych, R., Unterschütz, S., Meißner, F., Spiekermann, E., Stiewe, C., & Zachmann, G. (2019). Quarterly Monitoring Report on the Implementation of Ukraine’s Energy Action Plan (Issue January). Low Carbon Ukraine. https://lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-01-25_MR2_Jan19.pdf
  • Mykhailenko, O., & Temel, A. (2019). Monitor of Electricity Market Opening - Issue #3 (pp. 1–7). https://lowcarbonukraine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/MEMO_3_eng.pdf
  • Polityuk, P., & Zinets, N. (2021). Ukraine picks new energy minister as Western allies warn on reforms. Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/world/ukraine-picks-new-energy-minister-western-allies-warn-reforms-2021-04-29/
  • Prokip, A. (2020). The Energy Crisis in Ukraine: Predicted, But Still a Surprise. Focus Ukraine: A Blog of the Kennan Institute. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/blog-post/energy-crisis-ukraine-predicted-still-surprise
  • Radchenko, V. (2021). Ukraine considers feed-in-premiums to further support renewable energy projects. CMS Law Now. https://www.cms-lawnow.com/ealerts/2021/09/ukraine-considers-feed-in-premiums-to-further-support-renewable-energy-projects
  • Savitsky, O. (2018). Ukraine’s power sector is set for a major transition. EnergyPost.
  • The Government of Ukraine. (2017). Ukraine 2050 Low Emission Development Strategy (Issue November). Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine.
  • The Government of Ukraine. (2021). Updated Nationally Determined Contribution of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement.
  • UkraineInvest. (2020). Electric cars market growth: how Ukraine can benefit. https://ukraineinvest.gov.ua/news/electric-cars-market-growth-how-ukraine-can-benefit/
  • UNFCCC. (2021). National Inventory Submissions 2021. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. https://unfccc.int/process-and-meethttps://unfccc.int/ghg-inventories-annex-i-parties/2021
  • World Bank Group and Ecofys. (2018). State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018 (Issue May).
  • Zasiadko, Y. (2020). Ukraine Government COVID-19 Recovery Efforts Do Not Sufficiently Include Measures to Mitigate Climate Change. Climate Scorecard. https://www.climatescorecard.org/2020/05/ukraine-government-covid-19-recovery-efforts-do-not-sufficiently-include-measures-to-mitigate-climate-change/

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