. Turkish President Abdullah Gül has emphasized the significance of solar energy and other renewable energy sources as natural resources across the world dwindle, expressing his open support for increasing work on renewable energy. Speaking at a conference on solar energy in İstanbul on Sunday, Gül said humankind faces natural disasters due to the “abuse” of nature and grave mistakes made by people and it is time for us to make peace with nature for the sake of our own wellbeing and that of next generations,”