China has undergone overall changes of ecological civilization from knowledge to practice and gained invaluable experience. Therefore, 41 high-quality articles on ecological civilization are carefully selected, translated into English and compiled into this book. It introduces valuable experience and achievements of China in ecosystem protection and restoration, pollution prevention and control, as well as ecological economy in recent years.
Ecological civilization is based on natural respect and protection, takes the harmonious symbiosis among human-human, human-nature, human-society as its purpose, establishing sustainable production and consumption patterns as its content, and focusing on guiding people to get on sustainable and harmonious development path. To promote ecological civilization, we should promote ecosystem protection and restoration and strengthen pollution prevention and control. Furthermore, we should take ecological economy with industrial ecologicalization and ecological industrialization as the main body, develop a low-carbon and circular economy, promote energy revolution, improve resource utilization, strive to achieve CO2 emissions peak and carbon neutrality, and promote the comprehensive green transformation of the social and economic development.
From 2011 to 2021, China’s forest area has grown by more than 0.7 million square kilometers, ranking first in the world; China has eliminated about 0.5 million tons of ozone-depleting substances since the signing of the “Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer”; China remains way ahead of other countries on renewable energy installation and power generation for many years…. All these facts suggest China has become a leader in building ecological civilization.
China has undergone historic, transitional, and overall changes of ecological civilization from knowledge to practice and gained invaluable experience. In view of this, a total of 41 high-quality articles on ecological civilization are carefully selected from massive articles, translated and compiled into Ecological Civilization in China. The book introduces valuable experience and achievements of China in ecosystem protection and restoration, pollution prevention and control, as well as ecological economy in recent years in both Chinese and English. We hope that this book can provide new ideas and methods of ecological civilization to various industries and contribute to a community with a shared future for mankind.收起