Environmental Sustainability

4.1  Environmental Sustainability

1. Social-scientific issues are open problems that are controversial social issues related to science.

2. Green Technology is the development and application of products, equipment and systems used to conserve the environment and nature, as well as minimising and reducing the negative effects of human activities.

3. Main pillars of National Green Technology

Energy Promoting energy efficiency and seeking energy independence
Environment Minimising negative effects and conserving the environment
Economy Enhancing the country's economu through the use of technology
Social Improving the quality of life for all

4. Energy efficiency refers to the use of less energy to carry out work at the same or higher rate without affecting the production and the quality of the desired outcome.

5. Initiatives and efforts carried out in the implementation of energy efficiency:

  • the implementation of energy efficiency labels for electrical appliances
  • green building index (GBI)
  • energy efficiency technology campaigns
  • using electricity from solar source campaigns
  • consumer awareness campaigns through energy-saving practices

6. Sectors in green technology

  • energy 
  • waste and wastewater management
  • building 
  • transportation
  • information and communications technology (ICT)
  • agriculture and forestry
  • industrial and manufacturing