ETS Capacity Building for Governmental Representatives Held in Zhongshan, Guangdong

To enable the Ecology and Environment Bureaus within Zhongshan city much more familiar with day-to-day tasks of ETS and to prepare and participate well in China’s nationwide ETS and provide related knowledges & experiences in terms of regional low carbon development. The ETS capacity building for governmental representatives in Zhongshan City has been conducted on 28th May 2020.

Affected by the COVID-19 crisis, the Project Team conducted the first hybrid training combing the models of onsite & online for 41 representatives from Guangdong Province. In the opening remarks, the Director of Zhongshan Climate Change Division introduced the efforts that Zhongshan has made to reduce GHG emissions and address climate change and air pollution. The training has been conducted successfully, and experts from National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC), Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy under MEE, Guangdong Research Center for Climate Change, and SinoCarbon shared their professional views on the updated policies and development of low-carbon pilot city, allowance allocation and MRV system of ETS, CCER and offset mechanism of ETS, and Research on cooperative control of air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.