greenhouse gas emissions in Turkey has reached its equivalent of 523.9 million tons of satiate in The Turkish Statistical Institute (Turkstat) revealed, on Wednesday, that the year 2020 represents an increase of 3.1% compared to 2019.
In 2020, the energy sector was the largest share of total greenhouse gas emissions with 70.2% in advance of agriculture sector with 14% Industrial processes and product use section with 12.7% and waste sector with 3.1%.
Turkish Statistical Institute figures also offered to compare with Two decades ago. Energy sector emissions increased by 163.3% compared to 1990 figures while emissions from industrial processes and products increased use by 190.5% compared to 1990.
about 85.4% of total Carbon monoxide emissions originate from the energy sector, including 31.6% of total Carbon monoxide emissions from electricity and heat Produce. The remaining 14.2% of Carbon monoxide emissions arise from industrial processes and products use and 0.4% of the agricultural and waste sectors in 2020.
Turkey, which has become last country in The G-20 group of Major economies to ratify the Paris climate agreement, seek to cut emissions. He. She currently Ranked 14th among countries with High greenhouse gas emissions according to the Global Carbon Atlas. The climate deal you ratified requires countries to halve emissions by 2030 and achievenet-zero”Emission goal by 2050.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to do so last year that they were expecting reduce greenhouse gas emissions up to 21% by 2030.
the last yearThe government King announced a new plan for The fight against Climate change, including action plan involving support for Environmentally friendly production practices and investments, recycling of Waste, among others steps.
Renewable energy sources play a critical role in scaling back emissions. In recent years, the country has increased those resources and last yearabout 97% of It was the country’s electricity generation capacity that came into operation from renewable energy plants. at total3,446 megawatts (MW) of Activation of the licensed electricity generation capacity in Turkey in 2021 according to the data of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. winds power plants accounted for for 51.5% of This ability with 1,772 MW, solar power the plants for 14.5% with 498 MW.