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"Enabling China to Prepare Its Third National Communication to the UNFCCC" Project Launched

 

"On March 17, 2015, "Enabling China to Prepare Its Third National Communication to the UNFCCC" subprojects start-up meeting convened at Beijing. Mr. Su Wei, Director General of Department of Climate Change with NDRC and Ms. Hannah Ryder, Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP China were present and addressed at the meeting. Related officials and experts from Ministry of Foreign Affair, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment Protection, China Meteorological Agency and Energy Research Institute of NDRC participated in the meeting to debrief the report and gave their advices on the projects' implementation. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Jiang Zhaoli, Director of the Department of Climate Change, NDRC.

 

 

Altogether nine subcontract projects were launched:

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions from Energy Activities" subproject undertaken by National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation(NCSC);

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions from Industrial Processes" subproject undertaken by Tsinghua University;

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions from Croplands" subproject undertaken by Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences;

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions from Animal Husbandry" subproject undertaken by Chinese Academy of Agriculture sciences;

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions/Removal from Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Sector" subproject undertaken by Research Institute of Forest Ecological Environment Protection with Forestry Research Institute of Chinese;

"China's Inventory of GHG Emissions from Waste" subproject undertaken by Chinese Environmental Science Research Institute;

"Updating China`s GHG Inventory Database" subproject undertaken by National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation(NCSC);

"Projection Model and Scenario Analysis for Future Carbon Emissions in China" subproject undertaken by Tsinghua University;

"Improving Public Awareness and Informing Policy Decision Making on Climate Change" subproject undertaken by CEInet Data, Co.,Ltd.

Ms. Liu Shijun, Project Manager of UNDP China gave a general overview of UNDP's support for TNC project. Mr. Wang Shu, Deputy Director of Department of Climate Change, NDRC, introduced the general status of the TNC project and Work Plan. Sub-contractor including Tsinghua University, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Forestry Research Institute of Chinese, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Environmental Science Research Institute, NCSC and CEInet Data, Co.,Ltd reported the work plans respectively and collected useful suggestions and advice from the present experts.

The start-up meeting marked the full scale launch of all the nine subprojects of "Enabling China to Prepare Its Third National Communication to the UNFCCC" program.

Author:Jiang Ye
Source:China Climate Change Info-Net
Date:Mar 23,2015