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Saudi Green Initiative and Green Middle East Initiative

legislation type Executive
Policy
Passed in 2021
According to news reports, on March 31st 2021 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince announced a major new initiative to combat climate change. The Saudi Green Initiative includes plans to generate 50% of Saudi Arabia's energy from renewables by 2030 and to plant 10 billion trees. The scheme is also reported to involve cooperation with other Middle Eastern leaders on a Green Middle East Initiative.

Documents

  • Plant 450 million trees and rehabilitate 8 million hectares of land by 2030
    LULUCF | Target year: 2030
  • Plant 10 billion trees, 450 million by 2030
    LULUCF
  • Net-zero by 2060
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2060
  • Increase the area of Saudi Arabia which is protected to 20% by 2030 and 30% over the coming decades
    LULUCF
  • Reduce CO2 emissions by 278 mpta by 2030
    Economy-wide | Target year: 2030
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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