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Elaborating and revising a LT-LEDS

Best practices on the elaboration and revision of LT-LEDS

  • May, 2024

    Planning for a net-zero future: Guidance on how to develop a Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS)

    Published by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategies (LT-LEDS) are crucial frameworks that guide countries in aligning their developmental goals with the Paris Agreement’s objective to limit global warming to well below 2°C. These strategies provide a roadmap for transitioning national economies towards sustainable, low-carbon models by mid-century,...

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  • December, 2023

    The Benefits and Costs of Reaching Net Zero Emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Published by Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

    Are development and decarbonization conflicting or complementary goals? This report, published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and with support from the 2050 Pathways Platform, demonstrates how Latin America and the Caribbean can improve socioeconomic and development outcomes while also reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions...

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  • September, 2023

    Assessment of the G20 Members’ Long-Term Strategies

    Published by New Climate Institute

    This report, published by New Climate Institute and commissioned by the 2050 Pathways Platform, systematically assesses these 17 LTS to identify commonalities, opportunities for international cooperation, and gaps that can be addressed in future LTS submissions. New Climate Institute chose to analyse G20 members as...

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  • October, 2022

    Long term strategies: low carbon growth, resilience and prosperity for Least Developed Countries

    Published by Climate Analytics

    This report can be seen as a user’s guide for developing an LTS in the context of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The paper addresses some of the challenges LDCs face in preparing and implementing LTSs, including limited data availability to support economic and socio-economic modelling,...

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  • September, 2022

    Quality Assurance Checklist For Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategies

    Published by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Resources Institute (WRI)

    This checklist developed by UNDP and WRI provides guiding questions for governments, civil society, and other stakeholders they can use during the design, review, and revision of their Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Development Strategies (LTS). The questions consider that each country has unique national contexts and can be applied to assess LTS in different national circumstances.

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  • May, 2020

    Making long-term low GHG emissions development strategies a reality

    Published by New Climate Institute and GIZ

    This guide, published by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and New Climate Institute, provides recommendations to policy makers on how to approach the development of a long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategy (LTS) given the unique circumstances of individual countries in 2020, and future...

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