A dozen Chinese localities have released detailed action plans to promote energy conservation and carbon reductions as of Wednesday, while key industries are formulating path toward reaching their carbon peak, a further step toward China’s commitment to deal with climate change.
The Fuzhou Declaration passed at the World Heritage Committee session called for enhanced international coordination and cooperation in addressing non-traditional challenges such as climate change and sustainable development, as well as improved management mechanisms for conservation efforts.
Green finance needed to safeguard all types of forests and the world’s terrestrial biodiversity.
Against the backdrop of climate change, rural in China women are particularly vulnerable, as they are sensitive to climate-related risks and also because they are more than men, depend on natural resources for their livelihoods. A lot of efforts could be made to address such vulnerability and contribute to effective climate mitigation and adapation.
Difficulty in obtaining financing, or sovereign guarantees from host nations, is impacting on the‘bankability’of BRI renewables projects, report finds.
Despite the rise of renewable energy as a cost-effective alternative, Pakistan remains wedded to coal power for reasons that have little to do with economics.