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Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral plans and strategies for adaptation.
What are the Plans and strategies for adaptation in the Agriculture Sector ?
0
INDC
In an effort to improve food security, the UAE has been diversifying its sources of food and investing in agriculture projects and technologies. The UAE has also developed a National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan, as well as the UAE Sustainable Fisheries Programme, which aims to rebuild fish stocks.
Food security
val
{ "answer_start": [ 16, 31, 43 ], "text": [ "food and investing in agriculture", "national biodiversity strategy and action", "sustainable fisheries programme" ] }
Sectoral Policies
ARE
Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Agriculture Sector ?
1
INDC
With continuing population growth, and an environment with scarce renewable-water and agriculture potential, the UAE’s food imports are expected to more than double by 2030. This reliance represents a major challenge for the UAE. In an effort to improve food security, the UAE has been diversifying its sources of food and investing in agriculture projects and technologies.
Food security
test
{ "answer_start": [ 53 ], "text": [ "diversifying its sources of food and investing in agriculture projects and technologies" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Coastal Zone
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Coastal Zone Sector ?
2
INDC
The UAE has developed and implemented a number of strategies and plans, which aim to improve understanding of wetlands, including coastal carbon systems, and will also assist in minimizing anthropogenic impacts. The UAE is also undergoing significant restoration and plantation efforts of both mangroves and sea-grass, supporting ecosystem-based adaptation as well.
Mangroves
train
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Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Cross-Cutting Area
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Cross-Cutting Area Sector ?
3
INDC
Moreover, the UAE has established the Local, National, Regional Climate Change Assessment Programme, which contributes to addressing the data challenges across the wider region, as relating to climate change adaptation and vulnerability issues. The Zayed Future Energy Prize further supports innovation, and is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the field of clean energy development.
Climate risk management
train
{ "answer_start": [ 5 ], "text": [ "established the local, national, regional climate change assessment programme, which contributes to addressing the data challenges across the wider region, as relating to climate change adaptation and vulnerability issues" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Education
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral plans and strategies for adaptation.
What are the Plans and strategies for adaptation in the Education Sector ?
4
INDC
The Zayed Future Energy Prize further supports innovation, and is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the field of clean energy development. Education, Training and Public Awareness. The UAE has developed and implemented a National Environmental Education & Awareness Strategy, which sets six strategic objectives that aim to strengthen education, empowerment and engagement of stakeholders and major groups.
Education: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 39 ], "text": [ "national environmental education & awareness strategy" ] }
Sectoral Policies
ARE
Education
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Education Sector ?
5
INDC
The UAE has developed and implemented a National Environmental Education & Awareness Strategy, which sets six strategic objectives that aim to strengthen education, empowerment and engagement of stakeholders and major groups. The UAE has also begun reforming school curriculums to improve science and training, including around climate change.
Education: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 7, 17 ], "text": [ "national environmental education & awareness strategy", "strategic objectives that aim to strengthen education, empowerment and engagement of stakeholders and major groups. the uae has also begun reforming school curriculums to improve science and training, including around climate change" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
6
INDC
The Zayed Future Energy Prize further supports innovation, and is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the field of clean energy development. Education, Training and Public Awareness.
Renewable energy
val
{ "answer_start": [ 2, 15 ], "text": [ "future energy prize further supports innovation", "prestigious recognitions in the field of clean energy development. education" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Environment
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Environment Sector ?
7
INDC
Monitoring, reporting and verification will proceed as per the arrangements agreed at COP 16 in Cancun and COP 17 in Durban. The UAE has launched a process to develop a full national inventory of greenhouse gas emissions. The UAE is also undertaking a process to improve its air quality measuring and reporting, in terms of pollution and the negative effects it may have on human health.
Air quality management
train
{ "answer_start": [ 24, 41, 57, 68 ], "text": [ "uae has launched a process", "uae is also undertaking a process to improve its air quality", "terms of pollution and the negative effects", "human health" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Water
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Water Sector ?
8
INDC
In the absence of fresh water supply, desalination and waste water reclamation are some of the critical means to ensure water availability in the UAE. The UAE is undertaking the following key initiatives in relation to water management:. Water Conservation: the UAE is in the process of establishing a strategic federal framework for the sustainable management of all water resources in the country.
Water management
val
{ "answer_start": [ 38, 54 ], "text": [ "water management:. water", "strategic federal framework for the sustainable management of all water resources in the country" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Water
United Arab Emirates
Unconditional sectoral actions
What Unconditional Actions are mentioned pertaining to Water Sector ?
9
INDC
Desalination: the UAE is moving towards more efficient forms of desalination, and is investing in research and development of new technologies, including renewable energy to power desalination plants. Wetlands, Coastal and Marine Environment Conservation (Blue Carbon).
Water quality
train
{ "answer_start": [ 0 ], "text": [ "desalination: the uae is moving towards more efficient forms of desalination, and is investing in research and development of new technologies, including renewable energy to power desalination plants" ] }
Sectoral Unconditional Actions
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Existing sectoral downstream actions that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing downstream actions that are incorporated in the Buildings Sector ?
10
INDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Buildings: General
val
{ "answer_start": [ 8 ], "text": [ "targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas" ] }
Building on existing downstream actions
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Buildings Sector ?
11
INDC
Demand side management: the UAE has launched a number of initiatives based on consumer awareness and demand management, including new formats for water and electricity bills, which give residents detailed consumption and subsidy information. District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling.
Buildings: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 69 ], "text": [ "district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Buildings Sector ?
12
INDC
District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling. Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances.
Buildings: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 31, 40, 76 ], "text": [ "district cooling and improve efficiency", "cooling. appliance efficiency standards", "efficiency standards" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Economy-wide
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Economy-wide Sector ?
13
INDC
For example, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has adopted a comprehensive urban structure framework plan, to optimize the city’s development up to 2030. The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:.
Economy-wide: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 12, 20 ], "text": [ "urban structure framework plan", "city’s development" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Economy-wide
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Economy-wide Sector ?
14
INDC
For example, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has adopted a comprehensive urban structure framework plan, to optimize the city’s development up to 2030. The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:.
Economy-wide: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 12, 20 ], "text": [ "urban structure framework plan", "city’s development" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
15
INDC
The project notably captures and compresses emissions at a steel manufacturing facility, which will be compressed and transported to oil fields, where it will be used to enhance oil recovery and ultimately be stored underground providing one of the first viable mechanisms to decarbonize essential energy intensive industries. Energy and Water Efficiency.
CCS
train
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Sectoral plans on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
16
INDC
Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances. The UAE has also established an indoor lighting standard that introduces energy efficient lighting products and phases-out inefficient lighting products in the UAE market.
Demand-side Efficiency: Appliances
train
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Upstream policies on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on the existing upstream sectoral policies that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing upstream policies that are incorporated in the Energy Sector ?
17
INDC
Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030, as well as Dubai’s Plan 2021 and the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 (including the Demand Side Management Strategy), lead the drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development in their respective emirates. Economic Diversification with Mitigation Co-benefits.
Energy: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 16 ], "text": [ "dubai integrated energy strategy 2030" ] }
Existing sectoral policies
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
18
INDC
Tariff reform: The UAE recognizes the value of energy and water tariff reform in reducing inefficiencies and promoting low-carbon development, as well as addressing energy security concerns. To this end, utility authorities in the UAE have introduced a number of initiatives and policies, and revised the country’s tariffs over the years and gradually adjust the tariffs for commercial and industrial customers, so as to reflect the cost of generation by 2021.
Energy: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 9, 61 ], "text": [ "energy and water tariff reform", "adjust the tariffs for commercial and industrial" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
19
INDC
To this end, the UAE will pursue a portfolio of actions, including an increase of clean energy to 24% of the total energy mix by 2021. Accompanying information. General Approach.
Energy: General
test
{ "answer_start": [ 24 ], "text": [ "total energy mix by 2021" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Industries
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Industries Sector ?
20
INDC
District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling. Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances.
Air Conditioners and Refrigerators
train
{ "answer_start": [ 42, 75 ], "text": [ "appliance efficiency standards: the uae introduced", "introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Existing sectoral downstream actions that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing downstream actions that are incorporated in the Transport Sector ?
21
INDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Transit-Oriented Development
train
{ "answer_start": [ 29 ], "text": [ "invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines" ] }
Building on existing downstream actions
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
22
INDC
The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:. the introduction of a new fuel pricing policy, which will put the UAE in line with global prices.
Transportation Fuels
train
{ "answer_start": [ 35 ], "text": [ "new fuel pricing policy" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Transport Sector ?
23
INDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Transportation Fuels
train
{ "answer_start": [ 10 ], "text": [ "shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Transport Sector ?
24
INDC
To this end, the UAE will pursue a portfolio of actions, including an increase of clean energy to 24% of the total energy mix by 2021. Accompanying information. General Approach.
Vehicle Fleet
train
{ "answer_start": [ 15 ], "text": [ "increase of clean energy" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
25
INDC
The UAE continues to improve the emission standards for new motor vehicles, in accordance with European emission standards, as well as through the introduction of standard labels. These initiatives target both improvements in fuel economy and reduction in local air pollution.
Vehicle Fleet
test
{ "answer_start": [ 6 ], "text": [ "emission standards for new motor vehicles" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Waste
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Waste Sector ?
26
INDC
The UAE will increase the amount of treated waste, and waste diverted from landfill, through a number of key initiatives, including:. developing a federal law to regulate and oversee waste management;. defining a federal roadmap for integrated waste; and,. developing a federal database to gather and collect information regarding waste.
Waste: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 8 ], "text": [ "waste, and waste" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Adaptation action/priority
What are the Adaptation action/priority for the Agriculture Sector?
27
First NDC
The UAE welcomes and encourages food security research and development, such as modeling to assess the impact of climate change on the agricultural productivity of the major food exporting countries on which the UAE currently relies, and incentivizes technology to increase productivity and resilience. Innovation and Research & Development.
Agriculture: General
train
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Action and priority
ARE
Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
GCA_Sector
Which Sector forms part of global climate change adaptation sector ?
28
First NDC
With continuing population growth, and an environment with scarce renewable-water and agriculture potential, the UAE’s food imports are expected to more than double by 2030. This reliance represents a major challenge for the UAE. In an effort to improve food security, the UAE has been diversifying its sources of food and investing in agriculture projects and technologies.
Agriculture: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 57 ], "text": [ "food and investing in agriculture" ] }
Adapt Now sector
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Existing sectoral downstream actions that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing downstream actions that are incorporated in the Buildings Sector ?
29
First NDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Buildings: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 8 ], "text": [ "targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas" ] }
Building on existing downstream actions
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Buildings Sector ?
30
First NDC
Demand side management: the UAE has launched a number of initiatives based on consumer awareness and demand management, including new formats for water and electricity bills, which give residents detailed consumption and subsidy information. District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling.
Buildings: General
test
{ "answer_start": [ 58, 69 ], "text": [ "climate. comprehensive infrastructure investments", "district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Buildings Sector ?
31
First NDC
District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling. Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances.
Buildings: General
test
{ "answer_start": [ 31, 40, 76 ], "text": [ "district cooling and improve efficiency", "cooling. appliance efficiency standards", "efficiency standards" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Economy-wide
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Economy-wide Sector ?
32
First NDC
For example, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has adopted a comprehensive urban structure framework plan, to optimize the city’s development up to 2030. The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:.
Economy-wide: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 12, 20 ], "text": [ "urban structure framework plan", "city’s development" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Economy-wide
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Economy-wide Sector ?
33
First NDC
For example, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has adopted a comprehensive urban structure framework plan, to optimize the city’s development up to 2030. The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:.
Economy-wide: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 12, 20 ], "text": [ "urban structure framework plan", "city’s development" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
34
First NDC
The project notably captures and compresses emissions at a steel manufacturing facility, which will be compressed and transported to oil fields, where it will be used to enhance oil recovery and ultimately be stored underground providing one of the first viable mechanisms to decarbonize essential energy intensive industries. Energy and Water Efficiency.
CCS
train
{ "answer_start": [ 3, 16, 29, 47 ], "text": [ "captures and compresses emissions at a steel manufacturing facility", "compressed and transported to oil", "enhance oil recovery and ultimately be stored", "energy intensive industries. energy" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
35
First NDC
Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances. The UAE has also established an indoor lighting standard that introduces energy efficient lighting products and phases-out inefficient lighting products in the UAE market.
Demand-side Efficiency: Appliances
train
{ "answer_start": [ 11, 34, 49 ], "text": [ "efficiency standards for air-conditioning", "efficiency standards for refrigeration", "lighting standard that introduces energy efficient lighting" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on the existing upstream sectoral policies that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing upstream policies that are incorporated in the Energy Sector ?
36
First NDC
Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030, as well as Dubai’s Plan 2021 and the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030 (including the Demand Side Management Strategy), lead the drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development in their respective emirates. Economic Diversification with Mitigation Co-benefits.
Energy: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 16 ], "text": [ "dubai integrated energy strategy 2030" ] }
Existing sectoral policies
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
37
First NDC
Tariff reform: The UAE recognizes the value of energy and water tariff reform in reducing inefficiencies and promoting low-carbon development, as well as addressing energy security concerns. To this end, utility authorities in the UAE have introduced a number of initiatives and policies, and revised the country’s tariffs over the years and gradually adjust the tariffs for commercial and industrial customers, so as to reflect the cost of generation by 2021.
Energy: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 9, 61 ], "text": [ "energy and water tariff reform", "adjust the tariffs for commercial and industrial" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
38
First NDC
To this end, the UAE will pursue a portfolio of actions, including an increase of clean energy to 24% of the total energy mix by 2021. Accompanying information. General Approach.
Energy: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 24 ], "text": [ "total energy mix by 2021" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Industries
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Industries Sector ?
39
First NDC
District cooling: air-conditioning accounts for a significant share of energy consumption, given the UAE’s harsh climate. Comprehensive infrastructure investments are being undertaken to move towards district cooling and improve efficiency as compared to decentralized cooling. Appliance efficiency standards: the UAE introduced the region’s first efficiency standards for air-conditioning units, eliminating the lowest- performing 20% of units on the market, and is introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances.
Air Conditioners and Refrigerators
train
{ "answer_start": [ 42, 75 ], "text": [ "appliance efficiency standards: the uae introduced", "introducing efficiency standards for refrigeration and other appliances" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Existing sectoral downstream actions that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing downstream actions that are incorporated in the Transport Sector ?
40
First NDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Transit-Oriented Development
train
{ "answer_start": [ 29 ], "text": [ "invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines" ] }
Building on existing downstream actions
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
41
First NDC
The UAE is undertaking the following investments and initiatives, which will have significant mitigation co-benefits in addressing the transport sector’s greenhouse gas emissions, including:. the introduction of a new fuel pricing policy, which will put the UAE in line with global prices.
Transportation Fuels
train
{ "answer_start": [ 35 ], "text": [ "new fuel pricing policy" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Transport Sector ?
42
First NDC
the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has also set targets to shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas; and. the Emirate of Dubai has invested in a multi-billion dollar light-rail and metro system, which will continue to add new lines.
Transportation Fuels
val
{ "answer_start": [ 10 ], "text": [ "shift 25% of government vehicle fleets to compressed natural gas" ] }
Sectoral targets on
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
43
First NDC
The UAE continues to improve the emission standards for new motor vehicles, in accordance with European emission standards, as well as through the introduction of standard labels. These initiatives target both improvements in fuel economy and reduction in local air pollution. The UAE will also introduce comprehensive regulations for electric vehicles, so as to facilitate their uptake domestically.
Vehicle Fleet
train
{ "answer_start": [ 6 ], "text": [ "emission standards for new motor vehicles" ] }
Upstream policies on
ARE
Waste
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Waste Sector ?
44
First NDC
The UAE will increase the amount of treated waste, and waste diverted from landfill, through a number of key initiatives, including:. developing a federal law to regulate and oversee waste management;. defining a federal roadmap for integrated waste; and,. developing a federal database to gather and collect information regarding waste.
Waste: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 8 ], "text": [ "waste, and waste" ] }
Sectoral plans on
ARE
Health
United Arab Emirates
Adaptation action/priority
What are the Adaptation action/priority for the Health Sector?
45
Second NDC
The country will strengthen surveillance of infectious diseases and their link to climate and environment-related factors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 3.4 Environment.
Disease surveillance and control
train
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Action and priority
ARE
Health
United Arab Emirates
GCA_subsector
Which subsector forms part of global climate change adaptation subsector in Health Sector ?
46
Second NDC
Modalities are also being established for effective coordination between public health and climate stakeholders, and to train health personnel to deal with risks posed by climate change. The UAE is also proactively enhancing regulations and policies on key environmental health services and determinants including water and air quality, food systems and waste management, to protect public health while addressing climate change.
Disease surveillance and control
train
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Adapt Now subsector
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
47
Second NDC
The UAE’s oil and gas sector is also undertaking initiatives to power production facilities with cleaner energy, increase the efficiency of energy and water use, conserve freshwater resources, and recycle and re-use water. 2.4 Non-Energy Emission-Intensive Industries.
Renewable Energy
train
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Sectoral plans on
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
48
Second NDC
Building on the 2021 clean energy target of 24% included in the UAE’s first NDC, the National Energy Strategy 2050 sets a longer-term pathway for the power sector. The Strategy envisages a 50% share of clean energy (renewables and nuclear) in the installed power capacity mix by 2050.
Renewable Energy
train
{ "answer_start": [ 3 ], "text": [ "2021 clean energy target of 24% included in the uae’s first ndc, the national energy strategy 2050 sets a longer-term pathway for the power sector. the strategy envisages a 50% share of clean energy (renewables and nuclear) in the installed power capacity mix by 2050" ] }
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
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Second NDC
Building on the 2021 clean energy target of 24% included in the UAE’s first NDC, the National Energy Strategy 2050 sets a longer-term pathway for the power sector. The Strategy envisages a 50% share of clean energy (renewables and nuclear) in the installed power capacity mix by 2050.
Renewable Energy
val
{ "answer_start": [ 3 ], "text": [ "2021 clean energy target of 24% included in the uae’s first ndc, the national energy strategy 2050 sets a longer-term pathway for the power sector. the strategy envisages a 50% share of clean energy (renewables and nuclear) in the installed power capacity mix by 2050" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
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Second NDC
Installed clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, from just above a 100 megawatts (MW) in 2015 and 2.4 GW in 2020. To date, upwards of US$40 billion has been invested in the development of clean energy power in the UAE.
Supply-side Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 27, 54 ], "text": [ "clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (gw) by 2030", "100 megawatts (mw) in 2015 and 2.4 gw in 2020", "clean energy power" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Energy Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
51
Second NDC
The abundance of solar radiation in the UAE coupled with a conducive regulatory framework and innovative business models has led to the development of both photovoltaic and concentrated solar power projects with record-breaking low electricity prices. The UAE is also investing in nuclear energy with the development of the four-reactor Barakah nuclear power plant.
Supply-side Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 40, 54 ], "text": [ "uae is also investing in nuclear energy with the development", "reactor barakah nuclear power plant" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
52
Second NDC
Installed clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, from just above a 100 megawatts (MW) in 2015 and 2.4 GW in 2020. To date, upwards of US$40 billion has been invested in the development of clean energy power in the UAE.
Renewable Energy: Solar
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 27, 54 ], "text": [ "clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (gw) by 2030", "100 megawatts (mw) in 2015 and 2.4 gw in 2020", "clean energy power" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
53
Second NDC
Installed clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, from just above a 100 megawatts (MW) in 2015 and 2.4 GW in 2020. To date, upwards of US$40 billion has been invested in the development of clean energy power in the UAE.
Renewable Energy: Solar: Utility Scale
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 27, 54 ], "text": [ "clean power capacity, including solar and nuclear, is on track to reach 14 gigawatts (gw) by 2030", "100 megawatts (mw) in 2015 and 2.4 gw in 2020", "clean energy power" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Energy Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
54
Second NDC
A 250 MW pumped storage hydropower project is also being developed in the Hatta mountains in Dubai wherein water will be pumped to an upper reservoir when surplus solar power is available; the stored water will then be used to generate electricity to meet demand during evening peak hours or when needed. 2.2 Power – Demand.
Renewable Energy: Hydro
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 41 ], "text": [ "250 mw pumped storage hydropower project is also being developed in the hatta mountains in dubai wherein water will be pumped to an upper reservoir when surplus solar power is available; the stored water", "generate electricity to meet demand during evening peak hours or when needed. 2.2 power – demand" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
55
Second NDC
Periodic tariff reforms for residential, commercial and industrial power consumption are being introduced across Emirates to advance cost-reflective pricing and encourage energy conservation. Utilities and regulatory bodies are driving a further shift in energy consumption behavior through education and awareness programs.
Energy Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 29 ], "text": [ "regulatory bodies are driving a further shift in energy consumption behavior through education and awareness programs" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
56
Second NDC
The UAE is taking steps to increase the efficiency of energy consumption through regulatory measures, pricing signals as well as technology deployment. The country has set a federal target to reduce energy consumption by 40% for the year 2050. In support of achieving this target, the Emirates have set ambitious plans for reducing energy consumption and energy efficiency initiatives are being implemented across demand sectors.
Energy Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 8, 25 ], "text": [ "efficiency of energy consumption", "country has set a federal target to reduce energy consumption by 40% for the year 2050. in support of achieving this target, the emirates have set ambitious plans for reducing energy consumption and energy efficiency initiatives are being implemented across demand sectors" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
57
Second NDC
The UAE is taking steps to increase the efficiency of energy consumption through regulatory measures, pricing signals as well as technology deployment. The country has set a federal target to reduce energy consumption by 40% for the year 2050.
Energy Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 33 ], "text": [ "uae is taking steps to increase the efficiency of energy consumption through regulatory measures, pricing signals as well as technology deployment", "energy consumption" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Buildings Sector ?
58
Second NDC
Abu Dhabi’s Building Retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government buildings and will be rolled out in due course to nongovernment buildings. Dubai has set a target to retrofit 30,000 buildings in the Emirate by 2030. Ras Al Khaimah’s Retrofit Program aims to retrofit 3,000 buildings by 2040.
Buildings: General
val
{ "answer_start": [ 3, 28 ], "text": [ "building retrofit program, similarly, targets", "set a target to retrofit 30,000 buildings in the emirate by 2030. ras al khaimah’s retrofit program aims to retrofit 3,000 buildings by 2040" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Buildings
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Buildings Sector ?
59
Second NDC
These regulations have helped create a local market for sustainable building materials and technologies while increasing awareness of green building features among industry professionals. In addition, to target existing buildings, a federal-level program has been implemented to retrofit government buildings. Abu Dhabi’s Building Retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government buildings and will be rolled out in due course to nongovernment buildings.
Buildings: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 26, 63 ], "text": [ "addition, to target existing buildings, a federal-level program has been implemented to retrofit government buildings. abu dhabi’s building retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government", "rolled out in due course" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
60
Second NDC
Abu Dhabi’s Building Retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government buildings and will be rolled out in due course to nongovernment buildings. Dubai has set a target to retrofit 30,000 buildings in the Emirate by 2030. Ras Al Khaimah’s Retrofit Program aims to retrofit 3,000 buildings by 2040.
Demand-side Efficiency: Buildings
train
{ "answer_start": [ 3, 28 ], "text": [ "building retrofit program, similarly, targets", "set a target to retrofit 30,000 buildings in the emirate by 2030. ras al khaimah’s retrofit program aims to retrofit 3,000 buildings by 2040" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
61
Second NDC
These regulations have helped create a local market for sustainable building materials and technologies while increasing awareness of green building features among industry professionals. In addition, to target existing buildings, a federal-level program has been implemented to retrofit government buildings. Abu Dhabi’s Building Retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government buildings and will be rolled out in due course to nongovernment buildings.
Demand-side Efficiency: Buildings
train
{ "answer_start": [ 26, 63 ], "text": [ "addition, to target existing buildings, a federal-level program has been implemented to retrofit government buildings. abu dhabi’s building retrofit program, similarly, targets retrofitting of government", "rolled out in due course" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
62
Second NDC
In the steel industry, technology interventions are being made to increase efficiency of energy use in reheating of steel billets, heating of metal scrap in electric arc furnaces as well as casting. Further, Emirates Steel is engaged in capture and utilization of CO2 generated during the iron reduction process, as part of the Al Reyadah project with ADNOC.
Demand-side Efficiency: Industries
test
{ "answer_start": [ 2, 11 ], "text": [ "steel industry, technology interventions", "increase efficiency of energy use in reheating of steel billets, heating of metal scrap in electric arc furnaces as well as casting" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
63
Second NDC
Periodic tariff reforms for residential, commercial and industrial power consumption are being introduced across Emirates to advance cost-reflective pricing and encourage energy conservation. Utilities and regulatory bodies are driving a further shift in energy consumption behavior through education and awareness programs.
Demand-side Efficiency: Industries
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 37 ], "text": [ "tariff reforms for residential, commercial and industrial power consumption are being introduced across emirates to advance cost-reflective pricing and encourage energy conservation", "energy consumption" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Energy Sector ?
64
Second NDC
Standards and labels being a proven enabler of demand management and informed consumer choices, UAE has an established Energy Efficiency Standardization and Labeling Program which covers a range of household goods and appliances including washing machines and dryers, household refrigerators, water heaters, lighting appliances and air conditioners. Given that district cooling is significantly more efficient than conventional cooling technologies, the former is being deployed in high-density areas.
Demand-side Efficiency: Appliances
train
{ "answer_start": [ 2, 69 ], "text": [ "labels being a proven enabler of demand management and informed consumer choices, uae has an established energy efficiency standardization and labeling program which covers a range of household goods and appliances including washing machines and dryers, household refrigerators, water heaters, lighting appliances and air conditioners. given that district cooling is significantly more efficient than conventional cooling technologies", "deployed in high-density areas" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
65
Second NDC
Further, Emirates Steel is engaged in capture and utilization of CO2 generated during the iron reduction process, as part of the Al Reyadah project with ADNOC. 2.5 Transport.
CCS
train
{ "answer_start": [ 2, 23 ], "text": [ "emirates steel is engaged in capture and utilization of co2 generated during the iron reduction process", "al reyadah project" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
66
Second NDC
In 2020, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its GHG emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. This target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage.
CCS
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "2020, the abu dhabi national oil company (adnoc), uae’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its ghg emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. this target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
67
Second NDC
In 2020, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its GHG emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. This target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage.
Gas
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "2020, the abu dhabi national oil company (adnoc), uae’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its ghg emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. this target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
68
Second NDC
In 2020, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its GHG emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. This target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage.
Gas Flaring
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "2020, the abu dhabi national oil company (adnoc), uae’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its ghg emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. this target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Energy Sector ?
69
Second NDC
The UAE’s oil and gas sector is also undertaking initiatives to power production facilities with cleaner energy, increase the efficiency of energy and water use, conserve freshwater resources, and recycle and re-use water. 2.4 Non-Energy Emission-Intensive Industries.
Supply-side Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "uae’s oil and gas sector is also undertaking initiatives to power production facilities with cleaner energy, increase the efficiency of energy and water use, conserve freshwater resources, and recycle and re-use water" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Energy
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Energy Sector ?
70
Second NDC
In 2020, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), UAE’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its GHG emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. This target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage.
Supply-side Efficiency
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "2020, the abu dhabi national oil company (adnoc), uae’s largest oil and gas producer, announced a target to decrease its ghg emissions intensity by 25% by 2030. this target is supported by a set of comprehensive sustainability goals including renewed ambition on resource efficiency, zero-flaring policy, and carbon capture, utilization and storage" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Waste
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Waste Sector ?
71
Second NDC
The UAE’s oil and gas sector is also undertaking initiatives to power production facilities with cleaner energy, increase the efficiency of energy and water use, conserve freshwater resources, and recycle and re-use water. 2.4 Non-Energy Emission-Intensive Industries.
Recycling, Reuse, Reduce
val
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "uae’s oil and gas sector is also undertaking initiatives to power production facilities with cleaner energy, increase the efficiency of energy and water use, conserve freshwater resources, and recycle and re-use water" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Waste
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Waste Sector ?
72
Second NDC
The nationwide Food Waste Pledge launched in 2018 encourages the UAE’s hospitality sector to adopt efficient food production practices. The UAE aims to cut food waste by half by 2030. 5. DOMESTIC ENABLERS.
Recycling, Reuse, Reduce
train
{ "answer_start": [ 22 ], "text": [ "uae aims to cut food waste by half by 2030" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Waste
United Arab Emirates
Information on the existing upstream sectoral policies that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing upstream policies that are incorporated in the Waste Sector ?
73
Second NDC
In conjunction with technology-based enhancement in domestic agriculture, the UAE has taken a comprehensive approach to reducing food waste by engaging local residents, government organizations and businesses in initiatives to reduce, and encourage treatment of, food waste. The nationwide Food Waste Pledge launched in 2018 encourages the UAE’s hospitality sector to adopt efficient food production practices.
Recycling, Reuse, Reduce
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "conjunction with technology-based enhancement in domestic agriculture, the uae has taken a comprehensive approach to reducing food waste by engaging local residents, government organizations and businesses in initiatives to reduce, and encourage treatment of, food waste. the nationwide food waste pledge launched in 2018 encourages the uae’s hospitality sector to adopt efficient food production practices" ] }
Existing sectoral policies
ARE
Waste
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Waste Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
74
Second NDC
The UAE has been taking proactive steps for increased waste management and treatment through regulation, technology and consumer awareness. Circular economy initiatives are being implemented to transform waste from an environmental burden to an asset with economic value. A federal public-private partnership, the Circle Coalition, established in 2019 is working to develop a circular economy model to combat the issue of plastic and packaging waste pollution in the country.
Recycling, Reuse, Reduce
train
{ "answer_start": [ 42 ], "text": [ "federal public-private partnership, the circle coalition, established in 2019 is working to develop a circular economy model to combat the issue of plastic and packaging waste pollution in the country" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Industries
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Industries Sector ?
75
Second NDC
2.4 Non-Energy Emission-Intensive Industries. UAE’s key heavy industries include aluminium, iron and steel, cement and chemicals, with each pursuing relevant green industry initiatives. The aluminium industry, reliant on natural gas for the generation of electricity for manufacturing needs, has set emissions intensity targets that cover the complete range of industrial processes: power production, smelting and casting.
Industries: General
val
{ "answer_start": [ 4, 13, 30 ], "text": [ "emission-intensive industries", "industries include aluminium", "industry initiatives. the aluminium industry, reliant on natural gas for the generation of electricity for manufacturing needs, has set emissions intensity targets that cover the complete range of industrial processes: power production" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Industries
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Industries Sector ?
76
Second NDC
The cement sector, where the largest emissions come from clinker production, is shifting to alternative fuels, including refuse derived fuel, for powering furnaces and generators. In the steel industry, technology interventions are being made to increase efficiency of energy use in reheating of steel billets, heating of metal scrap in electric arc furnaces as well as casting.
Cement
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "cement sector, where the largest emissions come from clinker production, is shifting to alternative fuels, including refuse derived fuel, for powering furnaces and generators" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Industries
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Industries Sector ?
77
Second NDC
In the steel industry, technology interventions are being made to increase efficiency of energy use in reheating of steel billets, heating of metal scrap in electric arc furnaces as well as casting. Further, Emirates Steel is engaged in capture and utilization of CO2 generated during the iron reduction process, as part of the Al Reyadah project with ADNOC.
Iron and Steel
train
{ "answer_start": [ 2, 11 ], "text": [ "steel industry, technology interventions", "increase efficiency of energy use in reheating of steel billets, heating of metal scrap in electric arc furnaces as well as casting" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Transport Sector ?
78
Second NDC
As part of its shift to cleaner vehicle technologies, the UAE has taken up wide-scale conversion of conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles to Compressed Natural Gas, with a particular focus on taxis, buses, government vehicles and commercial vehicles. In addition, regulations and incentive schemes, have been put in place to power a larger share of road transport with electricity.
Transportation Fuels
train
{ "answer_start": [ 4 ], "text": [ "shift to cleaner vehicle technologies, the uae has taken up wide-scale conversion of conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles to compressed natural gas, with a particular focus on taxis, buses, government vehicles and commercial vehicles" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
79
Second NDC
According to fuel quality standards being currently implemented in the UAE, diesel consumed in the country must comply with 10 ppm sulphur content and Euro 5 standards. In terms of technology standards, new motor vehicles in the UAE are compliant with Euro 4 emission performance standards and a gradual move to Euro 5/6 is planned.
Transportation Fuels
train
{ "answer_start": [ 2 ], "text": [ "fuel quality standards being currently implemented in the uae, diesel consumed in the country must comply with 10 ppm sulphur content and euro 5 standards. in terms of technology standards, new motor vehicles in the uae are compliant with euro 4 emission performance standards and a gradual move to euro 5/6 is planned" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Transport Sector ?
80
Second NDC
As part of its shift to cleaner vehicle technologies, the UAE has taken up wide-scale conversion of conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles to Compressed Natural Gas, with a particular focus on taxis, buses, government vehicles and commercial vehicles. In addition, regulations and incentive schemes, have been put in place to power a larger share of road transport with electricity.
Vehicle Fleet
val
{ "answer_start": [ 4 ], "text": [ "shift to cleaner vehicle technologies, the uae has taken up wide-scale conversion of conventional gasoline and diesel vehicles to compressed natural gas, with a particular focus on taxis, buses, government vehicles and commercial vehicles" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Transport Sector ?
81
Second NDC
In addition, regulations and incentive schemes, have been put in place to power a larger share of road transport with electricity. The Dubai Green Mobility Strategy targets a 2% share of electric and hybrid cars in Dubai’s road fleet by 2030, and a 30% share in Dubai’s government-procured vehicles by the same year.
Vehicle Fleet
val
{ "answer_start": [ 17, 25 ], "text": [ "share of road transport", "dubai green mobility strategy targets a 2% share of electric and hybrid cars in dubai’s road fleet by 2030, and a 30% share in dubai’s government-procured vehicles by the same year" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Transport Sector ?
82
Second NDC
The country has seen a rapid expansion of charging infrastructure, and plans are afoot to further increase the number of vehicle charging stations across Emirates. While making road transport smarter, the UAE is steadfast in its commitment to build a railway network in the country to provide faster and cleaner mobility options.
Transportation Infrastructure
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "country has seen a rapid expansion of charging infrastructure, and plans are afoot to further increase the number of vehicle charging stations across emirates" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Transport
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Transport Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
83
Second NDC
The 1,200 km-long Etihad Rail network is being built in stages, with the 264 km Stage One route operational for freight movement since January 2016. A single train journey on this line removes approximately 300 trucks from the road, reducing CO2 emissions by 70-80%. Stage Two of Etihad Rail is slated to begin operations in 2023 and will extend over 605 km.
Rail
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 69 ], "text": [ "1,200 km-long etihad rail network is being built in stages, with the 264 km stage one route operational for freight movement since january 2016. a single train journey on this line removes approximately 300 trucks from the road, reducing co2 emissions by 70-80%. stage two of etihad rail is slated to begin operations in 2023", "605 km" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Emission reduction potential for a given sectoral downstream action
What is emission reduction potential of the downstream actions being undertaken in Transport Sector ?
84
Second NDC
The 1,200 km-long Etihad Rail network is being built in stages, with the 264 km Stage One route operational for freight movement since January 2016. A single train journey on this line removes approximately 300 trucks from the road, reducing CO2 emissions by 70-80%.
Rail
train
{ "answer_start": [ 30 ], "text": [ "single train journey on this line removes approximately 300 trucks from the road, reducing co2 emissions by 70-80" ] }
Emission reduction potential
ARE
Transport
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Transport Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
85
Second NDC
The Dubai Metro is now complemented by a short-range tram network, providing sustainable transport options to residents and tourists alike. Further expansion of the metro network is underway. Complemented by bus service enhancements, this will increase the share of public transport in passenger journeys. 2.6 Waste Management.
Urban Transport
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1 ], "text": [ "dubai metro is now complemented by a short-range tram network, providing sustainable transport options to residents and tourists alike. further expansion of the metro network is underway. complemented by bus service enhancements, this will increase the share of public transport in passenger journeys" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Waste
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the Waste Sector ?
86
Second NDC
Diversion of waste away from landfills is a key waste management objective and related federal and Emirate-level targets have been put in place. For instance, the Emirate of Sharjah has set an ambitious target to reduce waste to landfill to zero by 2021, and processing and recycling is being prioritized to enable the achievement of the target.
Solid Waste
train
{ "answer_start": [ 0, 24, 54 ], "text": [ "diversion of waste away from landfills is a key waste management objective and related federal and emirate-level targets", "place. for instance, the emirate of sharjah has set an ambitious target to reduce waste to landfill to zero by 2021, and processing", "prioritized to enable the achievement of the target" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Waste
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Waste Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
87
Second NDC
The under-development Dubai Center for Waste Processing, with the capacity to process 1.9 million tonnes of municipal solid waste and an installed power capacity of 200 MW, is expected to be operational by 2024. 2.7 Water Resources Management.
Solid Waste
test
{ "answer_start": [ 3 ], "text": [ "development dubai center for waste processing, with the capacity to process 1.9 million tonnes of municipal solid waste and an installed power capacity of 200 mw, is expected to be operational by 2024" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Waste
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Waste Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
88
Second NDC
In keeping with the approach of reducing waste diverted to landfills and deriving value from municipal solid waste, waste-to-energy projects are being developed across the UAE. The under-development Dubai Center for Waste Processing, with the capacity to process 1.9 million tonnes of municipal solid waste and an installed power capacity of 200 MW, is expected to be operational by 2024.
Waste-to-Energy
test
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 51 ], "text": [ "keeping with the approach of reducing waste diverted to landfills and deriving value from municipal solid waste, waste-to-energy projects are being developed across the uae", "municipal solid waste" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Energy
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Energy Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
89
Second NDC
In keeping with the approach of reducing waste diverted to landfills and deriving value from municipal solid waste, waste-to-energy projects are being developed across the UAE. The under-development Dubai Center for Waste Processing, with the capacity to process 1.9 million tonnes of municipal solid waste and an installed power capacity of 200 MW, is expected to be operational by 2024.
Renewable Energy: Waste-to-Energy
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 51 ], "text": [ "keeping with the approach of reducing waste diverted to landfills and deriving value from municipal solid waste, waste-to-energy projects are being developed across the uae", "municipal solid waste" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Agriculture Sector ?
90
Second NDC
In order to address the challenges climate change poses for food production, the UAE is adopting sustainable and climate-smart agriculture methods, reducing food waste and diversifying sources of food imports. UAE’s National Food Security Strategy 2051, adopted in 2018, aims to ensure access to safe and sufficient food all year round, prioritizing sustainable agricultural and consumption practices and thus promoting resilience, productivity, soil and water conservation, food diversification and food waste reduction.
Climate Smart Agriculture
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 78 ], "text": [ "order to address the challenges climate change poses for food production, the uae is adopting sustainable and climate-smart agriculture methods, reducing food waste and diversifying sources of food imports. uae’s national food", "food diversification and food waste" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Information on sectoral plans
What plans and strategies are mentioned pertaining to Agriculture Sector ?
91
Second NDC
Responding to the water-energy-food nexus that characterizes the desert environment of the Arabian Gulf region, the UAE government is working closely with research institutes and farmers to promote adoption of modern farming solutions and technologies, such as optimized greenhouse design, hydroponics and vertical agriculture. The Agriculture 4.0 initiative, set for implementation from 2020 to 2022, for example, aims to upgrade traditional farms with technology-enabled operating models that optimize production while abiding by the water budget set by the UAE Water Strategy 2036.
Agriculture: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 3, 72, 91 ], "text": [ "water-energy-food nexus that characterizes the desert environment of the arabian gulf region, the uae government is working closely with research institutes and farmers to promote adoption of modern farming solutions and technologies, such as optimized greenhouse design, hydroponics and vertical agriculture. the agriculture", "farms with technology", "uae water" ] }
Sectoral plans on
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Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Agriculture Sector ?
92
Second NDC
In order to address the challenges climate change poses for food production, the UAE is adopting sustainable and climate-smart agriculture methods, reducing food waste and diversifying sources of food imports. UAE’s National Food Security Strategy 2051, adopted in 2018, aims to ensure access to safe and sufficient food all year round, prioritizing sustainable agricultural and consumption practices and thus promoting resilience, productivity, soil and water conservation, food diversification and food waste reduction.
Agriculture: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 10, 22, 32 ], "text": [ "food production, the uae is adopting sustainable", "agriculture methods, reducing food waste", "food imports. uae’s national food security strategy 2051, adopted in 2018, aims to ensure access to safe and sufficient food all year round, prioritizing sustainable agricultural and consumption practices and thus promoting resilience, productivity, soil and water conservation, food diversification and food waste reduction" ] }
Upstream policies on
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Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Sectoral downstream actions to be undertaken as part of the NDC contribution
What are the downstream actions that are incorporated in the Agriculture Sector as part of Nationally Determined Contributions?
93
Second NDC
The Agriculture 4.0 initiative, set for implementation from 2020 to 2022, for example, aims to upgrade traditional farms with technology-enabled operating models that optimize production while abiding by the water budget set by the UAE Water Strategy 2036. Through public-private partnerships, the UAE has invested in several vertical farming projects. One prominent example is the world’s largest vertical farming facility being built by Emirates Flight Catering and Crop One which will cover 12,077 square meters and produce output equivalent to 3.6 million square meters of farmland, using 99% less water than regular outdoor fields.
Agriculture: General
train
{ "answer_start": [ 45 ], "text": [ "public-private partnerships, the uae has invested in several vertical farming projects. one prominent example is the world’s largest vertical farming facility being built by emirates flight catering and crop one which will cover 12,077 square meters and produce output equivalent to 3.6 million square meters of farmland, using 99% less water than regular outdoor fields" ] }
Downstream actions
ARE
Agriculture
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in Agriculture Sector ?
94
Second NDC
In order to address the challenges climate change poses for food production, the UAE is adopting sustainable and climate-smart agriculture methods, reducing food waste and diversifying sources of food imports. UAE’s National Food Security Strategy 2051, adopted in 2018, aims to ensure access to safe and sufficient food all year round, prioritizing sustainable agricultural and consumption practices and thus promoting resilience, productivity, soil and water conservation, food diversification and food waste reduction.
Soils
test
{ "answer_start": [ 22, 37 ], "text": [ "agriculture methods, reducing food waste", "national food security strategy 2051, adopted in 2018, aims to ensure access to safe and sufficient food all year round, prioritizing sustainable agricultural and consumption practices and thus promoting resilience, productivity, soil and water conservation, food diversification and food waste reduction" ] }
Upstream policies on
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LULUCF/Forestry
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the LULUCF/Forestry Sector ?
95
Second NDC
Further, as part of its efforts to improve implementation of in-situ conservation and to build a network of protected areas between 2021 and 2025, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi targets the inclusion of a minimum of 20% of marine Blue Carbon habitats within Protected Areas. 4.2 Agriculture & Food Security.
Conservation
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{ "answer_start": [ 6 ], "text": [ "efforts to improve implementation of in-situ conservation and to build a network of protected areas between 2021 and 2025, the emirate of abu dhabi targets the inclusion of a minimum of 20% of marine blue carbon habitats within protected areas" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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LULUCF/Forestry
United Arab Emirates
Information on the existing upstream sectoral policies that the NDC builds on
What are the Existing upstream policies that are incorporated in the LULUCF/Forestry Sector ?
96
Second NDC
The country will strengthen surveillance of infectious diseases and their link to climate and environment-related factors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 3.4 Environment. The UAE has been working to conserve and protect its natural heritage through the promulgation of relevant environmental regulations, development of protected areas, and promotion of sustainable best practices in economic activities reliant on the environment (such as fishing and farming).
Conservation
train
{ "answer_start": [ 24 ], "text": [ "environment. the uae has been working to conserve and protect its natural heritage through the promulgation of relevant environmental regulations, development of protected areas, and promotion of sustainable best practices in economic activities reliant on the environment (such as fishing" ] }
Existing sectoral policies
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LULUCF/Forestry
United Arab Emirates
Information on upstream policies for a given sector
What upstream policies and strategies are mentioned in LULUCF/Forestry Sector ?
97
Second NDC
The National Biodiversity Strategy and the National Strategy for Coastal and Marine Environment, along with the UAE’s international commitments on environment, have been guiding the UAE’s initiatives on environment conservation and nature-based climate solutions. The National Biodiversity Strategy lays down the framework for the development of a network of protected and effectively managed ecosystems, taking into account the linking of important areas of biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Conservation
train
{ "answer_start": [ 1, 17 ], "text": [ "national biodiversity strategy and the national strategy for coastal and marine environment", "uae’s international commitments on environment, have been guiding the uae’s initiatives on environment conservation and nature-based climate solutions. the national biodiversity strategy lays down the framework for the development of a network of protected and effectively managed ecosystems, taking into account the linking of important areas of biodiversity and ecosystem services" ] }
Upstream policies on
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LULUCF/Forestry
United Arab Emirates
Targets at the sectoral level
What adaptation/mitigation/net-zero targets/objectives are provided for the LULUCF/Forestry Sector ?
98
Second NDC
The findings will aid development of emission inventories and inform coastal management. Annually, mangroves sequester 1,073,696 tonnes of CO2 in the UAE. To enhance natural carbon sinks, the UAE intends to plant 30 million mangrove seedlings by 2030.
Afforestation
test
{ "answer_start": [ 23 ], "text": [ "uae. to enhance natural carbon sinks, the uae intends to plant 30 million mangrove seedlings by 2030" ] }
Sectoral targets on
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Agriculture
Afghanistan
Capacity building needs for Sectoral implementation
What Capacity building Needs are mentioned for the actions and strategies implementation in Agriculture Sector ?
99
INDC
Increasing irrigated agricultural land to 3.14 M-ha, through restoration and development of Afghanistan’s irrigation systems. Eco-agriculture and climate friendly irrigation technology transfer to Afghanistan. Vocational and engineering capacity to design, build and maintain climate friendly irrigation networks and local schemes. 4.5 Billion.
Irrigation
train
{ "answer_start": [ 22, 32 ], "text": [ "agriculture and climate friendly irrigation", "vocational and engineering capacity to design, build and maintain climate friendly irrigation networks and local schemes" ] }
Capacity Building Needs for Sectoral Implementation
AFG

This dataset is curated by GIZ Data Service Center in the form of Sqaud dataset with features 'question', 'answers', 'answers_start' and 'context'. The source dataset for this comes from Climatewatchdata, where Climatewatch has analysed Intended nationally determined contribution (INDC), NDC and Revised/Updated NDC of the countries to answer some important questions related to Climate change.

Specifications

  • Dataset size: 31382
  • Average Context length : 50 words
  • Language: English

The list of Sectors covered include: Agriculture', 'Coastal Zone', 'Cross-Cutting Area', 'Education', 'Energy', 'Environment', 'Water', 'Buildings', 'Economy-wide', 'Industries', 'Transport', 'Waste', 'Health', 'LULUCF/Forestry', 'Social Development', 'Disaster Risk Management (DRM)', 'Urban','Tourism'.

Some of the important question categories pertaining to climate change(adapted from climatewatchdata) include

  • Sectoral Policies
  • Sectoral Unconditional Actions
  • Building on existing downstream actions
  • Sectoral plans
  • Sectoral targets
  • Action and priority
  • Adapt Now sector
  • Emission reduction potential
  • Capacity Building Needs for Sectoral Implementation
  • Sectoral Conditional Actions
  • Technology Transfer Needs for Sectoral Implementation
  • Conditional part of mitigation target
  • Capacity building needs
  • Technology needs
  • Unconditional part of mitigation target
  • Time frame
  • Emission reduction potential

No answer category like 'Squad2' is not part of dataset but can be easily curated from existing examples.

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