The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Friday announced that it has reached an agreement on a goal of net-zero carbon emissions for international flights by 2050 at its Montreal headquarters in Canada.
Enhancing the terrestrial ecosystem carbon sink is an important way to slow down the continuous increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and achieve the carbon neutrality target.
Recently released guidelines will significantly increase the degree of attention paid by China's banking and insurance sectors to the work related to green finance, thus improving efforts to foster low-carbon and sustainable development, experts said.
Since Beijing launched the carbon trading pilot market in 2013, it has achieved a total transaction volume of about 93 million metric tons, with a turnover of more than 3 billion yuan, said the China Beijing Green Exchange, a carbon trading platform in the city.
Beijing 2022's CO2-based cooling system is capable of lowering the ground temperature instantly and efficiently, while at the same time having "almost zero" effect on global warming or causing any harm to humans.