EDEN IAS

NEWS IMPULSE |NET ZERO PRODUCERS’ FORUM| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section:International Institutions

Why in News?

  • Saudi Arabia to join ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ on climate change.

About:

  • Saudi Arabia will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producers.
  • The forum will discuss how they can support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

 

  • Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest crude exporter,
  • In the past, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said the kingdom aims to reduce its carbon emissions by generating 50% of the country's energy from renewables by 2030.
  • US President Joe Biden unveiled plans to cut emissions by 50%-52% from 2005 levels at the two-day climate summit kicked off on Earth Day and attended virtually by leaders of 40 countries.

SOURCE – ALL INDIA RADIO

 

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