In October 12th, Britain announced a clean growth strategy. Britain will cut carbon emissions from all sectors of the economy by setting up a green investment of up to 2 billion 500 million in 2020.
Clean growth means the growth of national income while cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Achieving clean growth and ensuring that businesses and consumers can access affordable energy supply are at the heart of Britain's industrial strategy. This will increase our productivity, create good jobs, raise people's incomes, and protect the environment that we and our descendants depend on." Executive summary of the clean growth strategy in the uk.
Greg Clark, Secretary of Commerce, energy and industry in the UK, said, "turning to cleaner growth is one of the greatest industrial opportunities in our time.". This strategy will ensure that Britain is ready to seize this opportunity."
In the clean growth strategy, Britain writes that climate change is a global challenge and requires concerted action from all over the world. Britain has played a key role in reducing emissions and helping other countries reduce emissions, showing international leadership. Britain's clean growth strategy, the UK's long-term emission reduction strategy, shows that Britain is leading the world in cutting greenhouse gases. In addition, Britain took the lead in reducing the use of HFCs by 79% in 2030, while in the UK, 197 countries in the world reached the Kigali amendment to the Montreal protocol in October 2016. According to the Kigali amendment, Britain and other developed countries will cut 85% of HFCs by 2036.
The Kigali amendment aims to reduce HFCs emissions from HVAC and refrigeration equipment from refrigerators, air conditioners and other electrical appliances. Britain began the process of ratification of the Kigali amendment from September 5th.
UK Environment Secretary Michael gove (Michael Gove)? Said the adoption of these additional goals means that Britain played a "world leader" role in tackling climate change. "This agreement will not only reduce global carbon emissions of about 700 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent in the years 2050, which is equivalent to the 600 coal-fired power station in the same period of carbon emissions, but also can help protect our health, our agriculture and the wider environment," Goff said.
Britain's clean growth strategy takes low carbon heating as an important investment area in the future. The strategy mentioned, the British government in 2016 to 2021 five years, the renewable heat incentive plan (RHI) to encourage the application of low carbon heating technology innovation in households and enterprises, such as heat pump, biomass boiler and solar water heater.
Foreign media believe that the natural refrigerants as a highly efficient and sustainable technology, equipment suppliers based on this technology will be easy to benefit from the public subsidies in the uk.