Qatar committed to cut CO2 emission
Doha – Qatar is strongly committed to reducing its CO2 (carbon dioxide) emission levels through technological innovations leading to improved industrial processes besides developing renewable energy technologies through research and innovation, Director of Energy and Environment at Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) Philippe Freyssinet said.
He was speaking at a seminar organised by HEC Paris titled ‘Towards the COP21: Facing the Challenges of the Climate Change’ in Doha recently. The event highlighted issues related to climate change and initiatives adopted by Qatar to mitigate its effects. It was held as part of a series of events leading to the COP21 Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris this year-end.
The key speaker was French Ambassador to Qatar HE Eric Chevallier. Both Chevallier and Freyssinet highlighted the risks of global warming that is affecting the entire planet.
“Climate change is not a presumptive risk but it’s a reality already,” Chevallier said.
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Source News: Qatar Tribune