Various strategies and initiatives are taken by Brunei Darussalam to mitigate and adapt climate change impacts. One such efforts is the introduction of the Brunei National Climate Change Policy, BNCCP, which outlines 10 key strategies that would pave pathways toward a low carbon and climate-resilient Brunei Darussalam. This was highlighted by the Deputy Minister of Development during the High Level Dialogue on Climate Change and Promoting Green Development at the ASEAN-China High Level Forum on Green and Sustainable Development ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Forum 2021.
Dato Seri Paduka Architect Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin added as a predominantly oil and gas country, Brunei Darussalam have placed great emphasis on the just transition of the energy sector through carbon capture, utilisation and storage, zero routine flaring, and carbon pricing. At the same time, Brunei Darussalam are also leveraging on Nature-Based solutions by planting 500,000 new trees by 2035. Held on 25th to 26th of October 2021 via video conference, the forum was co-hosted by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People's Republic of China and the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Source: Radio Television Brunei