Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

China tightens control over the disposal of lead-acid batteries

The Chinese government has published new guidelines and launched a pilot to strengthen control over the disposal of lead-acid batteries, that are labelled as hazardous waste, but often become a subject of illegal disposal. Experts in the field welcome the move, stating that the initiative will help to promote development of the battery recycling, while also improving environmental protection. Read more in EN

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Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)
Ms. Cao facilitates policy exchange between German and Chinese governments and coordinates work streams on south-south-north cooperation, climate legislation and finance to support China in strengthening its climate governance system. Besides, she supports the development of new projects. She studied at Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Munich, having extensive research experiences on climate and energy policies in China and Germany. Before joining GIZ, she worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years.