China : Beijing takes part on collaborating clean air promotion plan



The agreement in promoting clean air collaboration had taken place between Beijing and Los Angeles during a climate summit held in USA. China has taken contribution to team up in the fight against climate change.

According to Mayor Eric Garcettia, Mayor of Los Angeles, both Beijing and Los Angeles have suffered from poor air quality. However, these two cities have agreed to conform with the deal to promote clean air.

Efforts to achieve these goals are mainly through regulation on vehicles and power plant emissions. China will rely on large-scale changes like a new cap-and-trade system. In the needs to meet the objective, these two highly economically driven cities agree that US would need to lower its emissions as much as 28% from 2005 levels by 2025 and that China’s emissions would peak and decline no later than 2030.

Shenzhen have also worked together with Garcetti administration on low-carbon initiatives in vehicle fleets, green buildings and renewable energy.

According to the agreement from the two cities, a joint initiative will be implemented to encourage trade and investment in green technology, design and engineering companies. Meanwhile, Beijing and Los Angeles both agree to cooperate on low carbon urban planning, low carbon transportation, environmental technology and economic development.

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