Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Climate change

Beijing’s high-level power brokers start steering China towards Xi’s carbon-neutral goal

  • Vice-premiers, ministers and economic stars appear at first plenary meeting of group tackling peak emissions and carbon neutrality
  • Officials deemed crucial to shaping the country’s narrative on climate change action and for finding common ground with other countries

Topic |   Climate change
Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese vice-premier Han Zheng, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, presides over a meeting of a leading group of the central inspection on ecological and environmental protection in Beijing on May 28, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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