BEIJING -- China will double its efforts to prevent natural disasters and
minimise their impact in the face of global environmental changes, Chinese Vice
Premier Hui Liangyu said on Thursday.
the remarks when addressing a global environmental change conference held in
Under the influence of environmental changes, the world has seen more
frequent and more intense instances of "extreme weather" which have caused many
casualties and huge economic losses, according to Hui.
Hui disclosed that China would publicize a national project to cope with
climate change, giving priority to technological development on the protection
of energy, water resources and environment.
China will continue to encourage Chinese scientists to cooperate with
scientists in other countries to build a "harmonious and sustainable world", he