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Vladimir Putin wants to launch the Arctic monitoring system before the end of the year

Vladimir Putin wants to launch the Arctic monitoring system before the end of the year

Vladimir Putin wants to launch the Arctic monitoring system before the end of the year (Image: Reuters)

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Friday his intention to Launching the permafrost monitoring system before the end of the year.

“The Arctic has a significant impact on the global climate. It is important for us to understand and anticipate the processes that occur there. “This requires a reliable basis and accurate scientific data and forecasts,” he said during his speech at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in the Far East.

in this meaning, He called for “accelerating the establishment of a national monitoring system for the state of permafrost, Finalizing the preparation of a regulatory framework for its launch before the end of the year.”

The head of the Kremlin mentioned that Russia currently chairs the Arctic Council, which is also made up of Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States.

The thawing of permafrost could dramatically increase the concentration of greenhouse gases (Photo: EUROPA PRESS)
The thawing of permafrost could dramatically increase the concentration of greenhouse gases (Photo: EUROPA PRESS)

“I suggest Organization of an international expedition to the high latitudes of the Arctic. The base of the expedition will be the scientific station drifting from the North Pole, Pointing out all the necessary equipment.

make it clear The station itself will be on one snow-resistant platform. It is currently under construction in Saint Petersburg and will be operational in the coming months.

Russian president too He called for the establishment of green hydrogen and ammonia production centers to study In the Far East and the possibility of involving foreign partners in this project, especially Japan and China.

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“Besides other industrial projects in the Far East, There is an opportunity to create a powerful industrial block for the production of green hydrogen and ammonia, whose demand will grow steadily for decades, especially here in the Asia Pacific region.”

Russia has proposed organizing an international expedition to the high latitudes of the Arctic to assess its situation (PHOTO: EUROPA PRESS)
Russia has proposed organizing an international expedition to the high latitudes of the Arctic to assess its situation (PHOTO: EUROPA PRESS)

“naturally, The implementation of these plans will require the development and implementation of innovative technological solutions in transportation, energy and other industries. This is a serious challenge to our economy and science.”

“I ask the government Discuss all aspects of establishing a green hydrogen and ammonia production center in the Far East. Including the feasibility of such a project and the participation of foreign partners in it, especially from Japan and China.

In turn, Putin introduced it He plans to discuss with his regime members in October the creation of a national carbon quota regulation and trading system.

Putin noted that Sakhalin Island has already become A pilot project to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

According to this project, Sakhalin will reach carbon neutrality in 2026.

generally, The Russian system should constitute the complete regulatory framework for the implementation of climate projects In Russia, the carbon units will be traded by July 2022, he said.

(With information from EFE)

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