Buzzword|Global climate governance 全球气候治理


Swans gather at Sanmenxia Swan Lake National Urban Wetland Park in Henan province on Dec 9. The birds migrate from Siberia to Sanmenxia to spend their winters as the city has strengthened ecological protection of wetlands along the Yellow River. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Dec. 12 delivered an important speech at the Climate Ambition Summit via video link. 


Xi urged the international community to pursue a new approach to climate governance that highlights green recovery and pledged China's further commitments for 2030 to tackling the global climate challenge. He said that by 2030 China will lower its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 percent from the 2005 level and increase the share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption to around 25 percent.


French President Emmanuel Macron praised the outstanding cooperation between China and France on the implementation of the Paris Agreement in recent years at the Climate Ambition Summit.


China is a responsible major developing country. It has always been active in participating in global climate governance.The country has vigorously advanced ecological civilization construction, and proactively implemented the principles of innovative, coordinated, green, open, and shared development, pushing for comprehensive green transition of its society and economy amid high-quality development.


Related expressions

the Paris Agreement 《巴黎协定》

climate change  气候变化

carbon neutrality  碳中和 (请戳往期链接)

ecological civilization  生态文明

green recovery  绿色复苏

Collected and edited by Lv Yun

Source: People's Daily,  China Daily