Today marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement. The Climate Ambition Summit will also be held today. In an exclusive interview with CCTV reporters, United Secretary-General Guterres, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, and others said recently that China has made important contributions and played a leading role in the conclusion and implementation of the Paris Agreement.
In an exclusive interview with CCTV reporters, United Nations Secretary-General Guterres said that China not only played a key role in the conclusion of the Paris Agreement, but also set an example with practical actions.
UN Secretary-General Guterres: First of all, I think China has made an extremely important contribution to the conclusion of the Paris Agreement. China has played an important role in promoting net zero emissions.
China has also announced a series of important measures. I believe that China is in the right direction and China is playing a leading role.
Taras, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization, said that China’s attention to the development of renewable energy has achieved remarkable results and is commendable.
Tarras, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization: China has the largest investment in renewable energy in the world, especially wind, solar and hydropower, which are necessary. I would like to congratulate China on its development in solar energy technology. Thanks to China’s development, the price of solar energy technology has been reduced and made it very attractive. The installed capacity of solar energy built worldwide is growing.
In 2015, then French Foreign Minister Fabius presided over the Paris Climate Change Conference and witnessed the signing of the Paris Agreement.
Former Foreign Minister Fabius, Chairman of the French Constitutional Council: Speaking of the Paris Climate Change Conference, I always say that China plays a very important role.
President Xi received me cordially at that time and expressed China’s willingness to reach an agreement. President Xi clearly put forward China’s carbon emission targets for 2030 and 2060 at the general debate of the 75th session of the General Assembly, which is very important, and other countries will follow suit.