Visit of Connie Hedegaard to China: 24/04/2014

Type: Report   Reference: I-088709   Duration: 10:03:38  Lieu:
End production: 24/04/2014   First transmission: 24/04/2014
On 24 April 2014, Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action visited China and attended in Beijing to the Low Carbon Leadership Network Event at the UN Compound. She also took part to a conference in the EU Delegation. Meetings discussed developments in climate action in Europe and China, opportunities for EU-China cooperation and perspectives for the global climate agreement to be adopted at the UN climate conference in Paris in 2015.

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10:00:05 Wide exterior view of the UN compound and close shot on the UN logo (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:00:17 Arrival of Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, at the Low Carbon Leadership Network Event. Commissioner is welcomed by Zhang Shigang, Vice chair of the United Nations Theme Group on Climate Change and Environment (UNTGCCE). 00:00:09
10:00:27 Medium shot of the panelists, from the left to the right, Zhang Shigang, Sylvie Bermann, Ambassador of the French Republic to China, Connie Hedegaard, Fuqiang Yang, Senior Advisor on Climate, Energy and Environment for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) China Program, and the moderator Emily Chew, Vice Chair of the China Carbon Forum. 00:00:06
10:00:33 Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH): 2020 is just around the corner, we have now to start identifying what we are aiming for in 2030. The European Commission will propose to our Heads of States that we should go for 40% reduction through domestic effort in Europe by 2030. 00:00:20
10:00:54 Close shot of Sylvie Bermann 00:00:05
10:01:00 Medium shot of the panelists 00:00:06
10:01:07 Wide shot of the audience 00:00:06
10:01:13 Close shot of Connie Hedegaard 00:00:06
10:01:20 Medium shots of the audience (4 shots) 00:00:24
10:01:45 Exterior view of the EU Delegation and close shots of the EU signs (3 shots) 00:00:17
10:02:02 Wide shot of the press conference room 00:00:06
10:02:08 Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH): All of us, all countries in the world, have to give their fair contribution for the world being able to handle climate change. And that goes of course also for China which is now the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. 00:00:19
10:02:27 Cutaway of a journalist taking notes 00:00:05
10:02:32 Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH): I would hope the Chinese strong dedication to deal with climate change domestically in China, that will be also reflected around the negotiation table. 00:00:14
10:02:47 Cutaway of journalists at the press conference 00:00:06
10:02:53 Soundbite by Connie Hedegaard (in ENGLISH): China now has 6 pilots schemes up running for emission's trading. The European Commission is working with the Chinese Authorities on this. And we think that it is fantastic that China has now joined the family of countries that are pricing carbon. 00:00:19
10:03:12 Question and answer session 00:00:25
10:03:38 Exterior view of the EU delegation 00:00:09
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