25 Nov '13, 8am

EU and China to collaborate on low-carbon city projects

EU and China to collaborate on low-carbon city projects 25 November 2013 The European Union’s climate innovation initiative, Climate-KIC , and the fourth largest city of China, Tianjin, have agreed to collaborate on the JiefangNan Rd New Meijiang pilot, a low-carbon city project. The agreement was signed in Beijing last week in the presence of China’s Premier Li Keqiang and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso. Climate-KIC CEO Mary Ritter and District Mayor Peng San of Tianjin City’s Hexi District formalized the agreement by signing a statement of intent in the Chinese capital’s Great Hall of the People, where the EU-China Summit was taking place. Climate-KIC and the city of Tianjin intend to establish a long-term collaborative relationship on projects that stimulate sustainable growth and are currently developing plans for pilot projects on green build...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/11/201321125-kic.html

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