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CCICED Forum Highlights Innovation for the Climate Fight

At the 2018 annual general meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), Energy Foundation China, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and the Institutes of Science and Development at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASISD) supported an open forum titled “Addressing Climate Change by Innovating Development Pathways” on November 2. The session explored two topics: “Innovative Low Carbon Development Pathways” and “Institutional Innovation in Climate Change Governance.”


Two vice chairs of the CCICED—Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Representative for Climate Change Affairs, and Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme—co-hosted and addressed the open forum. The event witnessed participation and discussion of many leading experts in the field, including Wang Yi, Member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and Vice President of the CASISD; He Jiankun, Director of Academic Committee of the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development at Tsinghua University and former Executive Vice President of Tsinghua University; He Kebin, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Dean of the School of Environment at Tsinghua University; Zou Ji, President of Energy Foundation China; Kate Hampton, CEO of the CIFF; Jonathan Pershing, Program Director of Environment at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and former Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State; and Laurence Tubiana, CEO of the European Climate Foundation.


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