China has a leading role in global environmental governance, and the ratification of the Paris Agreement by China and the US will greatly promote its implementation. China is taking innovative measures to mitigate climate change, control air pollution and create more jobs in green industries while growing its economy. The United Nations Environment Propgramme supports China’s strategy of ecological civilization and will work with China to improve the environment and safeguard human health.
In addition, China will promote a green financing mechanism to facilitate the economy’s transition to sustainable growth.
The move aims to encourage more private capital into green sectors and stem investment that might pollute the environment.
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