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Friday, 11 September 2015 18:30

Bakytzhan Sagintayev holds session on shift to green economy

First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on transition to a "green economy" in Ukimet Uyi on September 10, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of the government of Kazakhstan.

As part of the commitments under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, as well as the Concept of transition to "green economy", Kazakhstan is working on improving of energy efficiency of production, introducing renewable energy sources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

New climate agreement, which will be adopted instead of the Kyoto Protocol in Paris in December, envisages the strengthening regulating greenhouse gas emissions at the international level, the introduction of standards, technological requirements, carbon credits and accounting for emissions during the implementation of international projects.

In this regard, the countries should adopt the INDC (Intended nationally determined contributions) document, which will regulate the national quantitative contribution to limit and / or reduce greenhouse gas emissions from 2021 to 2030.
The meeting participants identified unconditional aim to limit and / or reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the level of 15%, from 2021 to 2030, conditional goal is 25% from 1990 up to 2030.

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