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


Official announcement on CBD COP 15

Host country China and the Secretariat of the CBD announced dates for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention of Biological Diversity to be convened in two parts in Kunming, China.

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New policy shifts approvals on high energy- and emission intensity industry projects

On 11 September, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued “The Dual Control Plan on Total Energy Consumption and Energy Intensity”, which targets projects designated as having high energy- and emissions-intensity, emphasizing firm regulation of such projects. The policy requires stronger central and local energy consumption indicators and more elasticity in the management of the total amount of energy consumption.

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