24 February 2018 – Hainan Province People’s Government published the 13th Five Year Plan on GHG emissions control. It targeted to decrease CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by 12% compared to 2015 levels and to peak emissions before 2030. The plan also emphasizes preparation work for the participation in the national ETS e.g., establishment of provincial ETS regulations, CO2 emissions data collection and capacity building.
The Ordinance on Carbon Emissions Trading System Administrative Management is expected to be rolled out soon, awaiting review and approval by the national authority
During a regular press conference of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) in September, Mr. BIE Tao, Deputy Director of the Department of Laws,