Kazakhstan takes part in COP26 Climate Change Conference
Kazakhstan will increase the volume of energy from renewable sources fivefold, and the production of energy from environmentally friendly sources twofold. The share of energy generated from coal is planned to be reduced from 70 to 40 percent, Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin announced at the Glasgow Climate Change Conference. According to him, it is planned to increase the potential for carbon sequestration by planting more than two billion trees by 2025. Mamin also reaffirmed Kazakhstan’s commitment to serve as the Central Asian Regional Climate Hub for Sustainable Development. During the event, Kazakhstan acceded to the Declaration on Forests and Land Use. In addition, Mamin met with the Director-General of the World Trade Organization and UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade. The meeting resulted in a joint statement on strategic partnerships and joint efforts to address climate change.
Translation by Assem Zhanmukhanova
Edited by Saule Mukhamejanova