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Government is committed to reduce greenhouse gases emission by 15% by 2023

Government is committed to achieve 15% reduction in Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emission by 2030 – Transport Ministry

Abesim-Sunyani, July 10, 2023

Ghana is committed to switch to electric vehicle uses to achieve 15% reduction in Greenhouse Gases (GHG) emission by 2030.

The Ministry of Transport has announced on Monday at the Bono Regional stakeholders consultative meeting held at Abesim near Sunyani.

According to the Ministry, the United Nations has warned that Global warming above 1.5 degrees Celsius would have disasterious consequences.

Hence, the nationwide move to hold stakeholders consultative meetings to seek inputs on the implementation of the electric vehicle policy to better position Ghana in the transition from the usage of fuel powered vehicles to electric vehicles to improve human health.

Mr. Derick Kwarteng, Head of Audit at the Transport Ministry said and further explained that air pollution have been blamed for cases of asthma, pre-mature births and others. 

The meeting was organized by the Transport Ministry in partnership with the Ministry of Energy. 

Writer’s email: ttchrietoph1@gmail.com

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