By Nahed Taher, Bandar Hajjar
The giant oil assets in Saudi Arabia have for many years inspired a beneficiant method of oil subsidies, making the dominion one of many best international locations on the earth with the most cost effective family fee of oil. Such subsidies have, in spite of the fact that, inspired inefficient usage of oil, that is principally ate up within the energy, water and transportation sectors, contributing considerably to CO2 emission within the nation. those difficulties are exacerbated by way of demographic dynamics, urbanization, adjustments in source of revenue and intake styles, and industrialization. On present tendencies of family intake styles, Saudi Arabia will devour the entire of the oil it is going to produce through 2030, so that it will replicate negatively at the monetary means of the govt to execute its improvement courses. it truly is this profit constraining obstacle, instead of ecological demanding situations, that has began to allure coverage cognizance in Saudi Arabia. This booklet provides a distinct standpoint on those demanding situations through them as funding possibilities, no longer monetary constraints at the govt funds. It units out to envision the character and volume of the power and environmental demanding situations dealing with Saudi Arabia, and to discover numerous ideas for turning those demanding situations into ecocnomic funding possibilities that may create jobs, increase source of revenue, boost potential in fresh power expertise and advertise environmental sustainability.
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In other words, energy efficiency projects are ‘win–win’ projects because they are financially beneficial to the concerned enterprises and also beneficial to society’s environmental interests. All this suggests that development of financing delivery mechanisms for sustainable energy efficiency can play a major role in mitigating future energy and environmental challenges in Saudi Arabia where demographic dynamics and changes in lifestyles are increasingly putting pressure on current energy supply sources and energy use.
Such a public awareness campaign calls for close cooperation among all the relevant public institutions and agencies through education and widespread dissemination of information about the effects of public behaviour on the environment. It is highly unlikely that efforts at environmental protection will be successful without the citizens’ understanding and cooperation on environmental conservation and preservation. Furthermore, the government should make environmental impact assessment an integral part of feasibility studies for new projects or programmes.
Pursuing environmental violations and determining penalties 10. Adopting necessary procedures to coordinate and cooperate with relevant agencies or institutions that approve projects which may negatively impact the environment Sustainable development services: These include the following services: 1. Promoting environmental awareness 2. Creating and executing natural resources protection policies 3. Undertaking environmental planning 4. 2 Achievements of the PME The PME and its predecessor (MEPA) have been credited with some achievements, although critics have argued that such achievements have fallen short of expectations.