Botswana carbon emissions and environmental impact

Botswana air pollution

Botswana as an air pollution mortality rate of 101.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Botswana is 23.1 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Botswana energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Botswana is 3.35 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 64.1% of Botswana population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 28.9% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 99.97%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.03%
  • Renewable electricity output: 0.03%

Botswana adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Botswana are around $3,534,640,296 which represent 20.5% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $242,892,109 (1.41)%
  • Mineral depletion: $58,516,436 (0.34)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $29,349,767 (0.17)%
  • Energy depletion: $55,586,781 (0.32)%
  • Education expenditure: $1,635,102,296 (9.48)%

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