[Commentary] On October 27th, the State Council Information Office held a press conference to introduce the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Zhang Jiandong, vice mayor of Beijing and executive vice chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, introduced the carbon emissions of the Beijing Winter Olympics Neutralize everything.

  [Explanation] Achieving carbon neutrality for the Beijing Winter Olympics is an important bid commitment.

In 2019, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee proposed 18 carbon emission reduction measures in terms of low-carbon energy, low-carbon venues, and low-carbon transportation.

On this basis, it has also proposed carbon compensation measures such as forestry carbon sequestration, autonomous actions of Olympic-related enterprises, and carbon inclusiveness, which have achieved remarkable results so far.

  [Concurrent] Zhang Jiandong, Vice Mayor of Beijing, Executive Vice Chairman of Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee

  In-depth implementation of sustainability plans and carbon neutral implementation plans, complete ecological restoration in Yanqing and Zhangjiakou competition areas, realize full coverage of green grids in all venues, use new carbon dioxide refrigerants in 4 venues including the National Speed ​​Skating Stadium, and carbon emissions from the Beijing Winter Olympics Neutralize everything.

  [Explanation] According to Yan Pengcheng, Vice Governor of Hebei Province, Hebei starts from the aspects of green venues, green ecology, green industry, green energy, and green transportation, and has always implemented the concept of "Green Olympics" throughout the whole process and various fields of the preparation of the Winter Olympics. .

  [Concurrent] Yan Pengcheng, Vice Governor of Hebei Province

  We have vigorously developed wind power and photovoltaic power generation. The Zhangbei flexible DC grid test demonstration project was officially put into operation. It can deliver about 14 billion kWh of clean electricity to Beijing every year. During the Winter Olympics, Zhangjiakou will use 100% of the green power supply.

  [Explanation] In accordance with the requirements of the Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics have a total of 39 venues of various types. Among them, Beijing is responsible for organizing and coordinating the construction of 30 projects in the Beijing and Yanqing competition areas; Hebei Province Build 4 new competition venues and 5 non-competition venues.

In order to fully implement the concept of "Green Winter Olympics", the post-match utilization planning scheme of each venue has been completed.

  [Concurrent] Zhang Jiandong, Vice Mayor of Beijing, Executive Vice Chairman of Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee

  The heritage strategic plan was fully implemented, and each venue had a post-match utilization plan. The Beijing International Olympic Academy was established based on the Capital Institute of Physical Education, the Beijing Winter Olympic Park settled in Shougang, and the Yanqing Olympic Park and Zhangjiakou Chongli Olympic Park were named after the game.

  [Concurrent] Yan Pengcheng, Vice Governor of Hebei Province

  After the competition, the National Cross-Country Ski Center will be transformed into a mountain park to organize winter and summer ice and snow recreational and sports activities.

The National Biathlon Center will not only meet the needs of national sports training and competitions, but also build a ski training and ice and snow experience base suitable for young people.

  [Explanation] The countdown to the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics has been less than 100 days. With the vigorous promotion of all parties, the "Green Winter Olympics" is coming towards us "visible to the naked eye".

  [Concurrent] Cui Shuqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of the Beijing Municipal Party Committee and Executive Deputy Mayor

  As of yesterday, the concentration of PM2.5 in Beijing was 32 micrograms per cubic meter, which was the best level in the same period in history.

  Reporter Jean Baokui reports from Beijing

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]

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