Oman Commits to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Oman Commits to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

A national plan has been approved to achieve this goal coupled with the establishment of Oman Sustainability Centre

Oman has set the year 2050 as the deadline for reaching carbon neutrality. A national plan has been approved to achieve this goal coupled with the establishment of Oman Sustainability Centre to oversee programmes to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

His Majesty the Sultan has also directed cooperation of all units of the administrative apparatus of the state with the departments concerned for the success of the efforts accorded for execution of the aforementioned national plan.

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Engr Mohammed bin Khalfan Al Shuaili, Climate Change and Sustainability Manager at PDO and Secretary to the National Plan for Climate Change said the climate neutrality is a contemporary term accompanying activities related to climate change and Paris Agreement.

Speaking on the purpose of setting the year 2050 for achieving this goal, Al Shuaili said that setting the year 2050 for achievement of this goal is established on detailed studies and numerical models set by houses of expertise.

Engr Alaa bin Hassan Al Lawati, who is concerned with the Renewable Energy Sector, said: “All current projects, whether renewable energy projects, including the green hydrogen projects are no doubt among the key factors for reaching the zero-carbon target."

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