Turkish Environment and Urban Planning Minister Murat Kurum announced on October 4 that a “Climate Council” will be organized in 2022 as part of the fight against climate change.
Asked by the Anadolu Agency (AA) in Milan, northern Italy, where he visited as part of the Pre-COP26 meeting, Murat Kurum said climate change is an unknown problem. no limits.
“Climate change is not only an environmental problem but also a development and security problem that affects many sectors,” he said.
Murat Kurum further recalled that the negative effects of climate change have caused disasters in Turkey.
“In order to balance emissions, it is necessary to protect the seas from pollution and to increase the number of forests as well as protected areas,” he also added, indicating that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , set the goal of net zero emissions in 2053.
In addition, Murat Kurum underlined that “the persons in charge of each sector will be listened to the Council and that their ideas will be taken into account”.
Source Anadolu Agency