The programme will be conducted in seven regions under the direction of leading Russian universities, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko told the Interfax news agency.
A carbon testing area is a specialised piece of land created for tests and procedures of remote technology and land-based checks of greenhouse gases and other parameters for climate change in forests and agricultural land.
These areas are to be built in Chechnya and in Krasnodar, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk, Sakhalin, Sverdlovsk and Tyumen regions. Russia’s government in December 2019 approved a national plan for adaptation to climate change for the period to 2022. The document calls for all provisions of the U.N. Convention on Climate Change to be fulfilled as well as other international agreements