China has actively contributed to global climate governance, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment Zhai Qing said on Friday.
As the world’s largest developing country, China will make the biggest cut in carbon emission intensity globally. The country will move from peak carbon to carbon neutrality in the shortest amount of time in history, Zhai said at a news conference on the sidelines of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
He said China upholds multilateralism and the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and their respective capabilities, adding that the country has already promoted the signing, entry into force and implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The country has actively participated in South-South cooperation on climate change and has done its best to help other developing countries, especially small island countries, African and least developed countries, improve their climate response capacity to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change. climate change, Zhai said.
Going forward, China will work with all parties to actively participate in the global governance of climate change. It will promote a fair and rational global climate governance system for win-win results, continue to deepen South-South cooperation on climate change, and contribute China’s strength, wisdom and solutions to the global response to climate change, Zhai said.