Executive Plan Agreed For Environmental Protection in Riyadh

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The Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) has announced that an executive plan has been adopted for environmental protection in the Saudi capital. The executive plan will be implemented through the High Committee for Environment Protection (HCEP), which has six main categories: air-quality management, waste management, natural-resources management and biodiversity, water and solid-resources management, sustainable environmental management and development and climate change. The climate change axis includes three programs, carried out in cooperation with public and private agencies, to deal with the adverse effects of climate change. These programs include the study of greenhouse gas emissions, the study of abnormal climatic conditions and the study of carbon emissions’ increase in Riyadh.

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