Saudi Arabia Announces Building A Zero-Carbon City

Christina Jaber


Saudi Arabia Announces Building A Zero-Carbon City

If we can be sure of one thing, it’s that Saudi Arabia’s vision for 2030 is definitely the future of civilization. With NEOM being the kingdom's futuristic business hub set to be built along the Red Sea coast. it will host a new Zero-Carbon city as announced.

Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman announced on TV that Saudi Arabia has pledged to build a car-free and carbon-free city, dubbed 'The Line', as the first major step in developing its futuristic NEOM business zone. The construction is set to start within months.



The eco-city with "zero cars, zero streets and zero carbon emissions" will have the capacity to house one million residents, according to the ruler of the kingdom. It will also have facilities like schools, health centers and green spaces.


"We need to transform the concept of a conventional city into that of a futuristic one" Prince Mohammed said.



Artificial intelligence will have an important role in the venture. It will be powered by 100 percent clean energy, providing pollution-free, healthier and more sustainable environments for residents" A NEOM statement said.

And what’s more shocking is that “no more than 20 minutes” the travel between the pedestrian city is expected to take, with the high-speed public transport system, according the NEOM statement.