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China supports small island nations on climate issues says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning

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China supports small island nations on climate issues

China has been actively taking efforts under the framework of South-South cooperation on climate change says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning.

“China provided support and assistance to African countries, small island nations and fellow developing countries to the best of its capabilities. China is an advocate and doer in global environment and climate governance,” she said.

While stressing the China’s active role in addressing the issue of climate change she said,” Climate change is a global challenge and calls for a global response. China is committed to actively responding to climate change and has all along undertaken due international responsibilities commensurate with its national conditions.”

She further added that,” NPC and CPPCC sessions, deputies and members pay great attention to climate change. CPPCC member made a proposal on enhancing cooperation with small island developing states to together actively respond to climate change.”

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She underscored that Chinese Premier Li Qiang in the Report on the Work of the Government had stressed that it is important to enhance ecological conservation and take comprehensive steps to improve the environment.

Reiterating its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality she said “China will boost the green and low-carbon economy and actively and prudently work toward peaking carbon dioxide emissions and achieving carbon neutrality so as to build a beautiful China featuring harmony between humanity and nature.”

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She further said, “China will continue to take an active part in and advance global climate governance, expand cooperation space for green development, work with all countries in responding to climate challenges and together protect this blue planet that we all call home.”

Small island nations face serious consequences from climate change. Recently Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda has echoed the similar sentiments and have called for more active role of China in helping small nations combat the climate change.

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