Climate change mitigation requires range of options: Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister

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It is necessary to look at all options to mitigate emissions in the fight against climate change, said Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud on Monday.

Prince Abdulaziz explained that cutting out oil and gas completely was not realistic, and instead all options should be considered.

The minister was speaking at the Singapore International Energy Week, held virutally.

Prince Abdulaziz also pointed to the Climate Change Economics (CCE) model, which was endorsed at the G20 energy ministerial meeting recently.

"The CCE model provides an inclusive approach to focus mindsets on reducing emissions which contribute to climate change," added Prince Abdulaziz.

Saudi Arabia is the 2020 host of the G20.


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