The state-owned CCTV news (December 13) telecast Chinese President Xi Jinping's "important" speech entitled "Continuing the past and opening a new journey of the global response to climate change" at the Climate Ambition Summit on December 12. Speaking via video, Xi Jinping emphasised that in the past five years, the "Paris Agreement" has entered the implementation stage and received extensive support and participation from the international community. He said the new crown pneumonia epidemic has triggered deep reflection on the relationship between man and nature, and the future of global climate governance has attracted more attention. Xi Jinping said he would like to further announce that by 2030, China’s carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP will drop by more than 65% compared to 2005, and non-fossil energy will account for about 25% of primary energy consumption. The forest stock volume will increase by 6 billion cubic meters over 2005, and the total installed capacity of wind power and solar power will reach 1.2 billion kilowatts. He claimed China has always kept its promises and will make greater contributions to the global response to climate change. Finally,  Xi Jinping said: “The sky does not speak at all, but all things live.”

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