It is time to design a new energy matrix in the country using
affirmed on Wednesday.
Within this framework, the Head of State indicated that the frontal fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
did not put the care of our biodiversity on a second level, which is why it is necessary to think about the use of another type of energy —one that is not based on the burning of coal or oil.
The statesman stressed that "we must work thinking about the future of the country." Thus, it is necessary to involve the entire society to generate important changes in the lives of Peruvians. Otherwise, if concrete actions are not taken, citizens may suffer from the devastating impacts in the coming years.
In this regard, the leader specified that Peru was the first country in the region to enact the Climate Change Law
, adding that it is one of those nations at the forefront on single-use plastic regulation. Therefore, it is important to continue making this type of decision in order to protect the national biodiversity.
Lastly, he indicated that said space will be permanent and also work with local and regional authorities.
The event took place as part of a new session of the Council of Ministers held at the Lima-based Government Palace.