IPM Director-General Prof. WANG Yi gave a report on China’s carbon discharges peak value management and low-carbon innovation at the plenary session of the Fourth China (South) Think Tank Forum, which was held on Dec. 1 in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province.
Wang’s talk included an analysis of the setting for China to address global change and its trends, an exploration of China’s emissions peak value and scenario outlook, and an examination of such topics as peak value path management, low-carbon innovation and green transformative growth. He also presented policy recommendations on the voidance of the mid-income trap, the development of the Belt and Road Initiative, and the innovation of a governance model for global change.
Under the direction of IPM and Office of Reference News, the meeting was jointly hosted by Guangdong Social Science Association, Guangdong Academy of Social Sciences, and Guangdong Branch of Xinhua News Agency. It was attended by more than 200 scholars and experts from governmental departments, academia and news media across the country.
In addition to the plenary report, Prof. Wang delivered opening remarks and chaired a roundtable on the 13th Five-Year Plan and Innovative Development in Guangdong at the forum.
Over the years, IPM, as an important think tank, has presented many science-based forward-looking policy suggestions on a variety of topics (such as system and institution for innovation-driven development, system design for ecological civilization progress, building China as a nation with strong IP power, mass innovation and entrepreneurship and an overall outlook of national security) in the light of national strategies of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and Coordinated Development between Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.