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China
Eastern Asia
Title
China Capacity Building for Enhanced Transparency Phase I
Objective

Based on new requirements of the enhanced transparency framework under the Paris Agreement, to identify the capacity building needs of national GHG emission, data management and transparency regime, to carry on the study of methodology, institution design, data system application and capacity building training at national, local and enterprise levels, and to improve the integrated management national platform for GHG information and emissions data so as to better support the implementation of the national low-carbon development objectives and the high level implementation of the Paris Agreement.

 

GEF project grant
USD 1.650.000
Concept approval
Project document approval
Start date
Pending
End date
Pending

Project outcomes

Identify the needs of domestic transparency capacity building research on establishing China's domestic transparency systems and carry out methodological research needed to fulfill the obligation

Improve guidelines for local GHG emissions, research on establishing provincial and municipal carbon emission accounting methods and reporting systems, and  carry out the capacity building for climate change staffs in the MEE

Improve GHG accounting and reporting guidelines and transparency-related systems on enterprise level, to support the construction of national carbon market, and carry out the capacity building for enterprises

Based on the existing national inventory database and policy library, the domestic climate change and GHG transparency platform will be gradually improved and carry out the docking among different levels and fields data platforms.

Supervise the project progress, conducts the project mid-term evaluation and financial compliance review, etc.

 

Stakeholders

National Leading Group to Address Climate Change

Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE)

Ministry of Finance (MOF)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)

Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

China Meteorological Administration (CMA)

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

National Energy Administration (NEA)

National Center or Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC)

Energy Research Institute (ERI)

Tsinghua University

Local governments

Private sector

Civil society


Meet the focal point of the project
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Qingxian Gao

As a professor of Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) and as a director of center for climate change impact (CCIR) of CRAES, I have excellent research skills and management experience in climate change fields; I carried out the research related to climate change for more than 30 years. I have participated IPCC assessment work and UNFCCC greenhouse gases (GHGs) inventory and national communication (NC) review work since 2004. I got enough knowledge on the UNFCCC and IPCC. I have lots of communication experiences with decision makers of both domestic and international. I have practical experiences for dealing with complex situation. In my professorial career, I have a lot of chance to contact with person from different cultural background, and I am sensitivity to political, gender, cultural, religious differences. Multicultural knowledge let me easy to understand and appreciate cultural differences.

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Status of project outputs and activities
Outcome
1.1 Identify the needs of domestic transparency capacity building research on establishing China's domestic transparency systems and carry out methodological research needed to fulfill the obligation
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1.1.1 Domestic accounting, reporting, and assessment institutional design and system building.
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1.1.2 Research on methodologies for tracking progress of national determined contribution (NDC) and support needed.
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1.1.3 Capacity building training for higher level implementation of the Paris Agreement.
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2.1 Improve guidelines for local GHG emissions, research on establishing provincial and municipal carbon emission accounting methods and reporting systems, and carry out the capacity building for climate change staffs in the MEE
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2.1.1 Improve the guidelines for local GHG inventory preparation and provincial joint review.
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2.1.2 Research on establishing an annual account method and reporting system for provincial and municipal carbon emissions.
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2.1.3 Carry out transparency-related capacity building at the provincial municipal and county levels.
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3.1 Improve GHG accounting and reporting guidelines and transparency-related systems on enterprise level, to support the construction of national carbon market, and carry out the capacity building for enterprises
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3.1.1 Support the transparency regime design and revise the guidelines of key industries.
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3.1.2 Capacity building for key enterprises and third-party verifiers.
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4.1 Based on the existing national inventory database and policy library, the domestic climate change and GHG transparency platform will be gradually improved and carry out the docking among different levels and fields data platforms.
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4.1.1 Improve the existing policy database.
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4.1.2 Research on connection of data platform between different levels and sectors.
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4.1.3 Develop function to support international experts review.
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5.1 Supervise the project progress, conducts the project mid-term evaluation and financial compliance review, etc.
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5.1.1 Updating the guidelines for provincial inventory preparation and peer review and strengthening their capacity.
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5.1.2 Revision on GHG accounting and reporting guidelines for enterprises and strengthening their capacity.
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cn-Flag
China
Eastern Asia
Ratification of UNFCCC
05 . Jan . 1993
Kyoto Protocol
30 . Aug . 2002
Paris Agreement
03 . Sep . 2016
Population
2018
1,415,046.00
Thousands
SourceUN DATA
GDP per Capita
2016
7,993.00
current US$
SourceUN DATA
Energy Production
2015
100,864.00
Petajoules
SourceUN DATA
Total GHG Emissions per Sector
Year 2012
UNIT GG CO2 Equivalent
SourceUNFCCC
Energy
933,732.00
Industry
1,462,349.00
Agriculture
937,856.00
Land Use Change and Forestry
-575,516.80
Waste
158,237.00
Transparency Information
Submited National Communications 2004 2012 2019
Submitted Biennial Update Reports 2017 2019
International Consultation and Analysis 2018
National Climate Policy
Long-term Strategies
Pending
National Adaptation Plans
Pending