CGTN: China, UK to strengthen cooperation on local weather change, biodiversity
BEIJING, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — China and the UK have expressed willingness to strengthen dialogue and cooperation in tackling international local weather change and obtain constructive outcomes on the upcoming United Nations (UN) Local weather Change Convention and the International Biodiversity Summit.
Chinese language Vice Premier Han Zheng and Alok Sharma, president-designate of the 2021 UN Local weather Change Convention (COP26), made the reassurance throughout a video assembly on Tuesday.
COP26 will probably be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November, whereas the fifteenth assembly of the Convention of the Events to the UN Conference on Organic Variety (COP15) will probably be held in south China’s Kunming Metropolis on-line in October 2021 and offline in October 2022.
Han burdened that international solidarity and cooperation are wanted to deal with local weather change.
Expressing expectations for COP26, Han hopes that the local weather convention will ship a powerful political sign for firmly upholding multilateralism, respecting multilateral guidelines and selling actions. He additionally expects that the delegates at COP26 will actively rework local weather targets into particular insurance policies and actions, and full the negotiations to satisfy the Paris Settlement.
Each international locations have maintained good cooperation in coping with local weather change and have set stronger carbon emission discount targets to satisfy carbon neutrality, Han stated, additionally calling each side to use their benefits and strengthen dialogue associated to local weather change.
China, which holds the presidency of COP15, is prepared to work with the UK to advertise the success of the 2 conferences, Han stated.
Hailing China’s efforts in tackling local weather change, Sharma stated the UK appears ahead to increasing exchanges and cooperation in areas resembling local weather finance, vitality and carbon buying and selling and is prepared to strengthen dialogue and coordination with China to attain constructive outcomes at COP26 and COP15.