Reading Time: 1 minutes
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of technology for energy transition, Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud discussed the country’s plan to achieve the target of net-zero emissions by 2060. With technological advancements, the country can achieve its target before the schedule.
The minister warned that pushing ahead to clean and renewable energy soon is counterproductive against climate change. The country will use carbon for creating a circular economy. He said that many people doubted how a hydrocarbon nation would limit hydrocarbons and achieve Saudi green initiatives.
He said, “The answer is simple, instead of waiting for solutions to come our way we should be there to develop this solution and get the world into it.”
Al Saud discussed the NEOM project and hiring young people in the industries. Saudi Arabia wanted to have a global ecosystem to have a better-organized system is transitioning to a net-zero economy.
The countries that are rushing towards renewable energy dependence had burned more than they produce because you need to fully develop such facilities before depending on it.