[Shanghai 24th Reuters]-China's Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Wang Yi accelerates climate change efforts after 2020 and uses international economic cooperation in global warming countermeasures using the “One Belt One Road” concept The idea of strengthening was shown.
The Chinese government has promised to show “maximum enthusiasm” in reviewing climate change measures next year, and expects to set a stronger CO2 reduction target than before in the five-year plan from 2021. It is growing.
Mr. Wang this week on behalf of the Xi Jinping Jintao, attended the United Nations Climate Action Summit, which is held in New York. In a statement in line with this, China expressed its intention to accelerate efforts to reduce greenhouse gases from next year onwards, saying that an environmentally friendly belt and road will strengthen international cooperation in combating climate change.
China currently has a goal of peaking CO2 emissions around 2030, but the international warming mitigation framework “Paris Agreement” calls on countries to set as strong a goal as possible.
Mr. Wang said he plans to propose 150 new initiatives to reduce annual CO2 emissions by 10 billion to 12 billion tons based on natural solutions such as reforestation.