Professor Ming Xu was invited to attend and give a report in the CICA "Green and Low-Carbon City Construction Seminar"

News Nov 5, 2022

On October 31, the "Green and Low-Carbon City Construction Seminar" of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (hereinafter referred to as CICA) hosted by the Foreign Cooperation and Exchange Center of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment was held in Beijing. Nearly 150 representatives from the CICA Secretariat, relevant national departments, international organizations, scientific research institutes, local governments, and enterprises gathered to discuss how cities should promote low-carbon economic transformation and economic The high-quality development of society is to support the strategic choice of human beings to actively respond to climate change and take the road of green and low-carbon development. Professor Ming Xu from the School of Environment was invited to attend the meeting and gave a report entitled "Digital Realization of Credible Carbon Footprint".

The theme of this meeting is urban green and low-carbon development policies and measures, green and low-carbon technologies and practices, and industry carbon emission trading market construction experience. The application of green finance in the low-carbon field, as well as the practical experience of countries (especially China) in the construction of carbon markets were shared and discussed in depth.

Based on the significance and application scenarios of carbon footprint to the construction of green and low-carbon cities, Ming Xu discussed the difficulties related to carbon footprint data and certification, and proposed a credible carbon footprint digitization solution based on "data space". As an ICT technology solution based on trustworthiness, safe sharing and circulation, Dataspace is expected to solve the trust problems in key links such as original data, calculation process, certification process and result disclosure in carbon footprint accounting and certification, and has the potential to become an An important new ICT infrastructure for global green and low-carbon transformation.

Established in 1992, the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia is the regional security forum with the widest coverage, the largest number of members and the strongest representativeness in Asia. Develop multilateral confidence-building measures in the five major areas of challenges, economy, environment, and people-to-people exchanges, strengthen dialogue and cooperation, and promote peace, security, and stability in Asia. China is a founding member of the CICA and a joint coordinator of confidence-building measures in the environmental field. It advocates that Asian countries uphold a common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable Asian security concept, innovate security concepts, and build a set of joint construction, sharing and win-win regional security and cooperation. A new framework for cooperation.