Kazakhstan launches environmental initiatives

Central Asian oil and gas giant is major polluter, but is looking to reduce carbon footprint.

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    Kazakhstan is the ninth largest nation in the world and possesses huge oil and gas reserves.

    The country is also a major polluter. Recently, however, it has made headlines for environmentally friendly initiatives, with a new subway line being installed in the capital and the government arranging for bike lanes on the country's roads.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Almaty, the Kazakh capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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