Abdulaziz bin Salman: The Kingdom is the least country in methane emissions
On the sidelines of the climate summit “COP 27” in Sharm El-Sheikh, yesterday, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the Saudi Minister of Energy, launched the “Saudi Green” forum in its second edition. He said that Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, decided to hold the initiative annually, “because we are confident in our steps.”
Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman added: “We have committed ourselves to the goal of achieving carbon neutrality in 2060, and reducing emissions by more than 278 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2030, and we are continuing to achieve it, and we have achieved a list of achievements, and during the next year we will announce 10 new projects.” ».
The Minister addressed Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council, and Jared Daniels, CEO of the Global Institute for Carbon Sequestration, who accompanied him on the podium during the opening, referring to the application of the circular carbon economy approach, the Clean Fuels for Food Solutions initiative, and the acceleration of The pace of development and adoption of clean energy technologies and sources, represented by the use of renewable energy, with the aim of reducing emissions of hydrocarbons, and planting 10 billion trees, noting that “Saudi Arabia has become the lowest country in the world in methane emissions.”