China News Service, Shenzhen, May 19th (Zheng Xiaohong and Zhu Zuying) China's special envoy for climate change, Xie Zhenhua, presented the "Carbon Neutrality" series of themed activities "Towards Carbon Neutrality, Youth in the Bay Area" held by Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau on the 19th. A congratulatory letter was issued at the launching ceremony of "Pioneer Action", encouraging the youths in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to strive to be carbon neutral pioneers.
Xie Zhenhua pointed out in the congratulatory letter that Guangdong Province and Shenzhen City have always attached great importance to the work of addressing climate change, and contributed plans and wisdom to achieve the goals of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region have also taken actions to implement them, effectively supporting the country's overall strategy to achieve carbon peaking and carbon neutrality.
Xie Zhenhua said that Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau are guided by the concept of carbon neutrality to promote exchanges and integration of youths in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, which reflects their mission.
In 2021, the "Towards Carbon Neutrality, Youth Tour in the Bay Area" will build a diversified exchange platform for the youth in the Bay Area, lead the youth in the Bay Area, guide the establishment of the concept of ecological civilization, enhance the awareness of green, low-carbon environmental protection and social responsibility, and make the Bay Area a better place to be. The youth's patriotism and ambition to serve the country are integrated into the green and low-carbon development and the cause of addressing global climate change.
Xie Zhenhua hopes that more young friends in the Bay Area can start from the small things around them, practice the concept of saving environmental protection, green and low carbon, love to be close to nature, take the initiative to learn scientific and cultural knowledge related to climate change, environmental protection, and biodiversity, and participate in related The social practice and international exchange activities in the field will grow into a pillar in the future, contribute to the national carbon peaking and carbon neutralization, and make greater contributions to the process of global climate governance.
It is reported that as the first event of this year's "Towards Carbon Neutrality, Youth Tour in the Bay Area" series of themed events, youths from 25 schools in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao communicated together online and offline to jointly open up the topic of carbon neutrality and use practical Actions focus on climate change, reduce carbon footprint, and strive to be a pioneer in carbon neutrality.
"Towards carbon neutrality, the Bay Area Youth Tour" series of themed activities is "Hand in Hand, Go Forward" -- a key project of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Youth Growth Plan, which integrates Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau environmental protection agencies, low-carbon enterprises, primary and secondary schools, charities Organize and other resources, and adopt various interactive communication methods such as exhibitions of works, video connections, expert teaching, pairing, summer camps, etc., to promote exchanges between Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao youths.