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G20 Spokesperson: Energy Transition Needs The Youth

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Young people need to actively participate in supporting various issues in the sustainable energy transition. This was conveyed by the spokesman for the G20 Maudy Ayunda at the State Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (12/05/2022).

The active participation of these young people as part of the G20 Presidency which is now held by Indonesia. The various issues in the energy transition are access to affordable energy, the use of smart and clean technology, and the financing of sustainable energy use.

"This sustainable energy transition has a high level of urgency. Therefore, with the spirit of collaboration, we can take part," said Maudy Ayunda.

Reported by from a press release from the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, Maudy said the first collaboration would provide access to cooperation with international institutions related to research and clean energy technology.

The goal is that the transition to sustainable energy used can become a mainstay of energy sources for the community. This is important in managing renewable energy, energy efficiency and cleaner use of fossil fuels domestically.

Maudy Ayunda mentioned the importance of the involvement or participation of young people, it can make real changes to the use of fossil energy in Indonesia. Thus in the future young people can reduce the use of fossil-based energy significantly.

As a concrete form of the government's efforts to start realizing a sustainable energy transition, the use of electric vehicles is now being implemented in the G20 event. Every vehicle used is a vehicle with new renewable energy fuels.

Public transportation that uses electrical energy will also be implemented in a number of areas in the country. The target later is the CO2 emission of 0 percent can be achieved.

"The use of electric vehicles is one of the strategies to achieve Indonesia's target of reducing emissions by 29 percent by 2030 and 0 emissions by 2060," said Maudy. (RRI)

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