EDF praises U.S.-China joint announcement on implementation of climate commitments

Statement from Fred Krupp – September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015
Jennifer Andreassen, 202-288-4867, jandreassen@edf.org

“This announcement is another sign of the continued leadership of China and the United States on climate action. Their partnership is necessary to solve the global challenge of climate change.

“We’re encouraged to see China announce a national emissions trading system for its power and industrial sectors. We know such market-based systems are the most environmentally and economically sensible approach to controlling greenhouse gas emissions, the primary driver of global warming.”

Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund

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