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EU and China confirm climate deal commencing 2018

The EU and China have reached a deal to help improve the situation on climate change. Pierre Moscovici, the EU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, agreed with Chinese Minister Yu Guangzhou to prioritise global warming. It’s an issue they will work together on beginning from 2018.

The ambitious deal at the Summit reinvigorates the ultimate focus of mutual cooperation and assistance between the EU and China in aid of protecting citizens. It will also try to prohibit illegal trade from custom controls, speeding up the process of reducing administrative problems on legitimate trade.

The EU and the People’s Republic of China held discussions and signed up to the agreement in Brussels on June 1 & 2. President of European Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker has revealed the mutual agreement between the EU and China can only mount pressure onto the USA’s decision to snub the Paris agreement.

“As far as the European side is concerned, we were happy to see that China is agreeing to our unhappiness about the American climate decision. This is helpful, this is responsible, and this is about inviting both, China and the European Union, to proceed with the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

“I am glad that we can meet here today and say this, loud and clear. It is one that recognises that together we can promote prosperity and sustainability at home and abroad. We applaud the ambition of China's reform path. We recognise that reforms have been made and that plans have been established. But we would like to see implementation speed up – so that your policies are in line with your world vision.”

Both sides will focus on low-carbon emissions, renewable energy and energy interconnection to help lower the levels of global warming. It also has a big effect on how future exports will be shipped out across the world as the EU-China partnership attempts to figure out improvements to help acclimatisation.  


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