ETS Capacity Building Trainings for Governmental & Industry Representatives in July 2021

Under the context of achieving ambitious carbon neutrality target, in order to furtherly support the Chinese national ETS development, and continually improve the ability of provincial and municipal Ecological Environment Bureaus and key enterprises to address climate change and to be well prepared with the fully operation of the national carbon emission trading market, EU-China ETS Cooperation Project that is sponsored by the EU Commission, continued to deliver a successful training in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in July 2021. 

Experts from National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation, Tsinghua University, China Electricity Council, China-UK Low Carbon College, Shanghai Environment & Energy Exchange, Hubei Carbon Emissions Exchange, SinoCarbon, Longyuan (Beijing) Carbon Asset Management Technology Co., Ltd and Dentons Law Offices, LLP (Shanghai) were invited to share their insights and experience in terms of carbon emission trading market basis and policy background, interpretation to the carbon market registration system and government management responsibilities, legal protection and case analysis of carbon trading pilot, introduction to the statistical accounting work of carbon emission control, the relationship between forestry carbon sinks and carbon markets, introduction of voluntary emission reduction transactions, interpretation of the latest policy of the greenhouse gas emission reporting system for power generation companies, the total quota allocation setting and allocation method, national carbon emission rights registration rules and system display, enterprise carbon emission management system construction case and introduction and the other topics. 

Representatives of local Department of Ecological Environment and the Department of Climate Change delivered opening remarks and emphasized the significance of participation in this training to participate well in China's nationwide ETS. 345 participants from regional Ecological Environment Bureaus and key emission enterprises participated in the training.