IGSD

Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Briefings



China Details Plans for Achieving Carbon-Peaking and Carbon-Neutrality Goals

October 25, 2021

On October 22 and 24, 2021, China issued two policy documents detailing its plans for achieving its carbon-peaking and carbon-neutrality goals: (1) the Working Guidance for Carbon Dioxide Peaking and Carbon Neutrality in Full and Faithful Implementation of the New Development Philosophy; and (2) the Action Plan for Achieving Carbon Peaking Before 2030. General information and details relevant to the mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants, including methane, are provided below for each of the documents. read more

 


China Announces Plans to Further Implement Kigali Amendment to Phasedown HFCs

October 16, 2021

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced at a press briefing that it will issue additional HFC-related policies and measures to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer. read more

 


China Takes Steps to Address HFC-23 Emissions in Advance of International Ozone Day

September 15, 2021

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment released the Circular on Controlling the Emissions of HFC-23 By-products in advance of World Ozone Day. The Circular was issued as part of China’s efforts to implement the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. read more

 


China Announces Plans for Domestic Regulatory and Policy Action on HFCs

July 26, 2021

At its monthly press conference, the China Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced plans for domestic regulatory and policy action to implement the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. read more

 


China Announces Further Steps Toward Reduction of Non-CO2 Super Climate Pollutant Emissions

April 28, 2021

At the China State Council press conference, the China Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced actions on non CO2 greenhouse gases, including methane, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), nitrous oxide, and sulfur hexafluoride. Additionally, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced further actions to support ozone-depleting substance management and control. read more

 


China Releases Public Comment Version of Amendment to the National Regulation on Administration of Ozone-Depleting Substances

May 21, 2020

On May 21, 2020, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released a draft regulatory amendment entitled the Regulation on the Administration of Ozone Depleting Substances and Hydrofluorocarbons. Written public comments on the amendment will be received until June 22, 2020, China time. read more

 

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