Climate Summit 2022 | His Majesty King Abdullah II: We found solutions in renewable energy and water desalination

2022-11-07 2022-11-07T15:51:44Z
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Weather of Arabia - The Jordanian monarch, King Abdullah II, said that it is not a foregone conclusion that climate change and its destructive effects will govern our future. Today, more than ever, we have an abundance of specialized knowledge and practical tools, and we have great opportunities if we realize them, so let me mention two of the The most important factors required for success.

During his speech at the climate summit, the Jordanian monarch added: First, achieving close integration between measures to deal with climate change and economic development, so that this integrative approach reflects the reality we live in, which is that sustainable economic development in the twenty-first century requires green resources and practices, and that the committed world must Environmentally friendly practices to achieve the aspirations of its people.

The Jordanian monarch continued: We have found solutions in renewable energy, water desalination, modern irrigation techniques, and the transition to electric transportation.

The Jordanian monarch said: “The Jordan Green Recovery Program runs in parallel with the vision of economic modernization launched by the Kingdom. We are working to invest in our abundant resources of solar and wind energy, and Jordan is a regional leader in the production of clean energy, as 29 percent of electricity is generated through energy.” We strive to reach 50 percent by 2030, and we have been able to increase the Kingdom’s contribution to reducing carbon emissions by doubling our goal for the year 2030, and we are working to encourage green economic partnerships to provide new job opportunities and a future of hope.

King Abdullah II continued: This leads me to the second factor for the success of measures to deal with climate change, which is close cooperation at the regional and international levels, in addition to cooperation between the public and private sectors, to take advantage of opportunities and networking between resources and capabilities, and one of the most important aspects here is providing Financing for developing countries to mitigate climate damage and adapt to its impacts.

He continued, "Jordan, with its track record of successful projects in responding to the effects of climate change, is keen to be a regional center for green development. We are working in partnership with Egypt, Iraq, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and other countries to increase the resilience of the entire region, as Jordan provides a field A wide range of opportunities to invest in climate initiatives, such as green infrastructure, electric vehicles, agriculture, and other sectors. We are also working with the UAE on the Al-Izdihar project to increase energy resources and clean water, while work is underway on an innovative project in the Aqaba Marine Reserve, in cooperation with global partners, through which we will help find solutions to the effects of climate change on the oceans beyond Jordan's borders.

He said: Let me also point out another important issue for Jordan and Jordanians, which is the urgent call to save World Heritage sites threatened by climate change. The Dead Sea and the Jordan River are treasures from the past and a legacy for the future, and we must not be the link that breaks this link.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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