A traffic jam during morning rush hour on east-west highway connection towards Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is confident it can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 40 percent by 2020. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 29/03/2010
Malaysia government is confident target of reducing carbon dioxide emissions to 40 percent by 2020 compared to levels in 2005 could be reached, demonstrates the seriousness the Malaysian government attaches to climate change.
Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas said that as the initial strategy, the government has prepared a framework plan which includes three major programs that use energy efficiency, renewable energy and solid waste matters
United Nations data shows Malaysia's carbon emissions in 2006 stood at 187 million tonnes or 7.2 tonnes from each Malaysian.
A traffic jam during morning rush hour in east west highway connection towards capital city Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, March 29, 2010.