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During the first half of this year, the GDP of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, was 204.22 billion yuan ($31.56 billion), a year-on-year increase of 9.3 percent.
Driving from Guiyang – capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province – to the adjacent Guian New Area, visitors can pass by various famous sights and attractions such as the Tianhetan scenic spot, Chetian scenic spot and Yueliang Lake.
Guiyang and Guian New Area in Southwest China's Guizhou province recently launched a development plan to increase the quality and popularity of agricultural products.
The Eco Forum Global Annual Conference in Guiyang, Guizhou province, is significant for sharing new practices and experiences on green urban development, as well as for exploring new modes and paths of low-carbon, green, high-quality economic development.
Ali Kaka, International Union for Conservation of Nature's vice president, discussed balancing people's needs with environmental protection, at a sub-form on July 12 themed on "green, low-carbon and cyclic development and global ecological civilization construction".
Song Yan, a professor at the University of North Carolina System, delivered a speech at the 2021 Eco Forum Global's sub-forum on July 12 discussing how to tackle climate change.
The head of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) China Office, Tu Ruihe, praised the country's environmental protection efforts when he spoke at a key event on July 12.
At a sub-forum themed around "green, low-carbon and circular development and global ecological civilization construction", Hou Zhengmeng, academician of Germany's Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering Academy and professor at Clausthal University of Technology, delivered a speech.
Experts have called for intensified measures to tap the potential of green finance in promoting low-carbon transformation as the country forges ahead with its climate targets.
The Mayors' Forum on Green Development of the Eco Forum Global Guiyang 2021 was held in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on July 12.