DUBAI, 24 September 2022 (WAM) — Dubai positions itself as a pioneer and leader in the transition to a green economy to support the efforts of the UAE and other countries to combat the devastating impacts of climate change is further strengthened.
Following the direction of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, 10 to pave the way for Dubai’s transition to a carbon-neutral economy over the next 30 years. In May 2021 in Dubai, through the Dubai Future Council on Energy, launched an in-depth study outlining how the emirate can achieve carbon neutrality (zero net emissions) by 2050.
“Dubai’s position as a key enabler of green initiatives that will set the framework for achieving net-zero targets, help combat climate change and pave a seamless path to realizing a vision of economic prosperity. Along with environmental sustainability,” said Chairman of the Dubai Future Council on Energy, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Chairman of the Green Economy Organization (WGEO). Said Mohammed Al-Taiyar said:
According to Al Tayer, the study aims to deliver 100% of its energy production capacity from clean energy sources by 2050, as outlined in the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Net Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy 2050. Part of Dubai’s efforts to reach its potential goals. , in addition to the developing green hydrogen strategy. These efforts will help combat climate change and create more sustainable economic opportunities.
The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2022 will highlight ongoing global efforts, discuss sustainable action plans to combat the adverse effects of changing climate conditions, and help shape the world into the future by transitioning to a green economy. support joint initiatives to help achieve sustainability.
WGES is organized by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the World Green Economy Organization (WGEO) and the Dubai Supreme Energy Council in collaboration with international organizations at the Dubai World Trade Center on 28-29 September 2022. increase.
The summit convenes prominent thought leaders and experts to share the latest insights on climate change initiatives covering a wide range of areas including transport and mobility, green technology, smart cities and urban planning, youth engagement, investment and finance. increase. The event will help delegates glean key takeaways from case study presentations and discussions on best practices from governments, large corporations and other organizations currently leading efforts to combat climate change. A key highlight of the summit was the release of the 8th Dubai Declaration, which embodies new commitments that will shape future strategies and action plans to support climate action and green economy initiatives.
Registration for WGES is free and is now open at www.wges.ae.