Panel Discussion: The Low Carbon Development Strategy – Guyana as a Major Carbon Sink?
Even with its huge and continuing oil and gas discoveries Guyana’s vast forest offers it the opportunity to act as a Carbon Sink. With strong renewable energy potential Guyana aims to sustain its growing energy demand while meeting the most urgent climate challenge the world faces today. Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) for 2030 aims to maintain its position as a biodiversity nest, while solidifying its position as a world-class hydrocarbons industry leader and ensuring sustainable economic and social developments. How does Guyana’s forest cover and LCDS maintain the country’s position as a leading actor in the energy transition while still meeting its energy demand and extracting its natural resource wealth?