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

NPC Delegates call for a fast launch of the ETS

15 March 2018. Beijing, PR China – Delegates from the Chinese National People’s Congress asked the government to speed up the implementation of the national emissions trading scheme. They furthermore proposed to merge it with the planned energy consumption trading system in order to reduce administrative costs for companies that have to comply with both. Four other delegates from Henan province submitted a proposal for an assessment of a possible inclusion of emissions reduction from agriculture as an offset mechanism in the ETS.

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MEE publishes list of firms that supported data manipulation in the Chinese national ETS during the first compliance period

After July 2021 reports had shown that the technical service company China Carbon Energy Investment and S&T (中碳能投科技有限公司) falsified emission data and supported key enterprises in their effort to manipulate their data of the first compliance cycle, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced to increase its attention on the quality of emission data.

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