- CNTV English - CCTV News

China to pursue low-carbon road of development

11-23-2010 13:38 BJT Special Report:UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun |

Watch Video

Play Video

The National Development and Reform Commission has briefed the press on China's Policies and Actions on climate change. A top commission official also made clear China's stand on the upcoming UN climate change conference in Cancun.

>>Full Video: Press conference on climate change policies, actions

The NDRC Vice Minister Xie Zhenhua says China is facing challenges to tackle green house effect. He says as China remains a developing country, the only way out is to build green-economies and pursue the low-carbon road of development.

He also stated China's stand towards the upcoming UN climate change conference in Cancun.

NDRC Vice Minister Xie Zhenhua said, "China believes that as long as we stick to the principles of convention on climate change and follow the mandate of the Bali Roadmap,confidence will be built between various economies. China will push forward cooperation with international society to tackle climate change. China will play its role as usual to deal with emission reduction."

The Chinese government has promised to "positively explore" new ways for low-carbon development. It's seeking innovations to effectively control greenhouse gas emission and contribute to global sustainable development.

China has pledged to reduce "carbon intensity" by 40 to 45 percent by 2020, compared with 2005. The plan focuses on reducing the amount of growth in carbon dioxide emissions for each dollar of economic growth.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program