Rabat, Morocco (TMT)- As world leaders signed the Paris Agreement on climate change last Friday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, Morocco vowed to honor its climate change commitments, stressing in a speech read out by princess Lalla Meryem on behalf of King Mohammed VI that “the Kingdom of Morocco has adopted an integrated national policy to ensure environmental protection, tackle the effects of climate change and cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 32% by the year 2030.”
“Morocco has launched several initiatives to promote the green economy; it has adopted the National Environment Charter as well the energy efficiency strategy and has liberalized the renewable energy sector,” the princess said.
“As a result, my country has set even more ambitious goals for itself; we seek to meet 52% of our energy needs from renewable sources by 2030 thanks to major projects, particularly solar and wind farms. Consistent with its solidarity-based policy, Morocco is willing to share its know-how in this area through innovative partnerships, particularly with African and MENA countries,” Lalla Hasna stressed.
The Moroccan Times.