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[March 4th, 2012] Voices & Votes – Promising CPPCC proposals

03-04-2012 23:13 BJT Special Report: 2012 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |

Host: Yang Rui

Guest speakers:

- Zhou Dadi, Ex-Director General of Energy Research Institute, NDRC

- Prof. Zha Daojiong from Peking University

- Naoyuki Yamagishi, leader of Climate and Energy GRP, WWP in Japan

- Prof. Qi Ye from Tsinghua University

- Lu Yuebing, president in China of Climate Change Capital

- Yariv Cohen, president of Camco

Press Conf. of the 5th Session of the 11th NPC





Part 1: Air quality in China

One of the major concerns that members of the congress will deliberate is air quality in China, the most dynamic emerging market codenamed the world’s factory. Under the intensive scrutiny of social media, the Chinese authorities have finally agreed to come to terms with a harsher standard, called PM 2.5, an air quality measurement initially employed by the US Embassy whose approach has embarrassed Chinese government. It means most Chinese cities will not pass the standards.

Which proposals stand out?

PM 2.5, milestone standard for air quality

Finding Alternatives to coal

Nuke Nightmare & clean energy

Japan energy efficiency

Part 2: Climate change

Climate change remains a hot topic for media discussions, for low-lying countries, emerging markets and industrial nations the world over. Responsibilities and stakes should come hand in hand despite huge differences in policy options due to historical reasons and different levels of economic development. China is clearly aware of growing expectations from within and without. Here with us are Mr. Qi Ye and Mr. Lu Yuebing. The same time, we are joined live by Mr. Yariv Cohen who is standing by in London.

Cleaning up China’s industry

How bad Guangxi water pollution is

China’s fight against climate change

Disputes over aviation emissions tax

Retaliations against EU carbon tax

Roadmap for climate responsibilities

Part 3: Microblog interaction

Here comes the time for daily look across the Internet to see how netizens and other media are responding to the NPC and CPPCC. Reporter Li Kefu joins us now for today’s "Media Watch."

Who should pay the bill for climate change?

How are other online media outlets covering the NPC and the CPPCC?

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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