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Content: " Photo taken on June 24  Lac Edwards Jersey  , 2017 shows water flowing downstream near the base camps of China's second scientific expedition in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. China began its second scientific expedition to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau this June to study changes in climate, biodiversity and environment over the past decades. (XinhuaJigme Dorje) BONN, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off here on Monday with a call to adhere to the path of Paris Climate Change Agreement. The COP 23 is tasked with mapping out a guideline for the implementation of the Paris Agreement which was agreed on by almost every country in the world in 2015. The Paris Agreement aims to tackle climate change by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and sets a global target of keeping the average temperature rise no higher than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. At the opening ceremony of the COP 23, UN climate change executive secretary, Patricia Espinosa, said: ""Together with the Sustainable Development Agenda, we have a clear path forward to truly address climate change and sustainable development."" Espinosa outlined the work governments will be looking to address in Bonn. The goal, above all, is to take the next essential steps to ensure that the Paris Agreement's operating system is completed in time and that ways, as well as means to implement it, are strengthened. The newly-elected COP 23 president, Frank Bainimarama, prime minister of Fiji, said ""All over the world, vast numbers of people are suffering, bewildered by the forces against them. Our job as leaders is to respond to the suffering with all means available to us."" China's special representative on climate change, Xie Zhenhua, said at a press conference prior to the COP 23 that China hoped participants could reach a draft guideline reflecting the needs of all parties and all the key elements in the Paris agreement. At a press conference of the Chinese delegation held in Bonn on Monday, Lu Xinming, a negotiator from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), said the Bonn meeting comes at a ""crucial and watershed phase"" both for defining implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement and also for battling the climate change across the globe. Lu said that China had made ample preparations for the meeting and had submitted five proposals to the meeting on implementing the Paris Agreement, which has demonstrated China's ""proactive attitude in participating into and guiding the global climate negotiations."" Pledging that China will play a proactive and constructive role during the COP 23, Lu told reporters that the country will also host some 30 side events during COP 23 to present China's climate policies, and achievements in coping with climate change. German authorities expected 25,000 guests, including representatives of governments and non-governmental organizations, and 1,500 journalists, to attend the Bonn conference which will last until Nov. 17. According to the COP 23 press release, negotiators will also address issues including checking on the progress of the delivery of 100 billion dollars of support for developing countries by 2020 and the bringing into force of the Doha Amendment of the first international emission reduction treaty, the Kyoto Protocol. " " BEIJING, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced Monday that it has approved its first loan in China for a natural gas project. The 250-million-U.S. dollar loan will fund a project to connect 216,750 households in approximately 510 villages to the natural gas distribution network, according to an AIIB statement. Upon completion and after subtracting the emissions from burning natural gas, the project is expected to reduce annual carbon dioxide emissions by 595,700 tonnes, particulate matter by 3,700 tonnes, sulfur dioxide by 1,488 tonnes and nitrogen oxide by 4,442 tonnes, according to the statement. AIIB President Jin Liqun said China's commitment to reducing its reliance on coal will change lives and improve the environment. ""That is why we are investing in a project aligned with their ambitious plan,"" Jin added. He reaffirmed AIIB's ""unwavering commitment"" to helping members meet their environmental and development goals, especially their commitments under the Paris Agreement. ""It is only fitting that our first investment in China will introduce sustainable infrastructure that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help invigorate one of the most important economic hubs in Asia,"" Jin said. The investment in the project also marks AIIB's first corporate loan. The project, undertaken by the Beijing Gas Group Company, will entail construction of natural gas distribution networks in villages and low-pressure gas pipelines and household connections. It is scheduled for completion in 2021. " The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) confirmed its decision to suspend a scholar's qualifications for violating a new regulation on ethics standards, media reported Sunday. Li Ning, a leading scientist in animal cloning, was confirmed to have his title suspended in line with the CAE's regulations, the Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday. He was believed to be the first CAE academician to have his title suspended. The CAE announcement came after a new regulation approved by the institute in December 2014, which states that qualifications of its academicians, who have breached laws, harmed national interests, or found scientifically immoral, should be suspended when they are officially arrested. Their title will be revoked if the court should find them guilty. Li became a CAE academician in 2007, reportedly the.  Cheap Jerseys China     Cheap Jerseys Wholesale     Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping     Cheap NFL Jerseys     Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale     Cheap Authentic NFL Jerseys     Cheap Wholesale NFL Jerseys     Cheap NFL Jerseys From China     Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale     Wholesale Football Jerseys