In recent years, international public and government actions to achieve carbon neutrality

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At 7.30pm on March 31, 2007, Sydney's electricity went out for an hour to remind the world that global warming is a reality and everyone should do something about it. 

"An Inconvenient Truth," a documentary directed by former US Vice President Al Gore, included the cost of carbon neutrality. 

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has announced that it will carry "carbon footprint" labels on products in its stores, telling customers how much carbon dioxide is produced by producing, processing and transporting them. 

The establishment of the UK's first "carbon neutral" village in Ashton Hayes has inspired countless environmental groups across the British Isles. 

On August 5, 2009, China's first carbon neutral enterprise was born. On August 5, 2009,Tianping Auto Insurance Co., Ltd. successfully purchased 8,026 tons of carbon emission reduction credits from Beijing's green travel activities during the Olympics,to offset the company since its inception in 2004 by the end of 2008 the company's operating process of carbon emissions, became the first by purchasing a voluntary carbon emission reductions of carbon neutral Chinese companies. 

On November 17, 2009, China's first inter-company carbon neutral transaction was completed.On November 17, 2009, Shanghai Jifeng Packaging and Paper Co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as "Shanghai Jifeng ") entrusted Tianjin Emission Exchange to cancel 6,266 tons of VCU in the name of Shanghai Jifeng in the APX registry of the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS). And pay the corresponding transaction consideration to Xiamen Hirsch Environmental Engineering Co., LTD. (" Xiamen Hirsch "). As a result, China's first carbon neutral trade was completed. 

On November 25, 2009, the Executive meeting of The State Council of China decided on an action target to control greenhouse gas emissions by 2020: By 2020, China's carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP will be reduced by 40-45 percent from the 2005 level, which will be included as a binding target in the mid - and long-term plan for national economic and social development. And formulate corresponding domestic statistics, monitoring and assessment methods. 

On August 1, 2018, Sichuan province held the launch ceremony of the "carbon neutral" project, which plans to build 500 mu of "carbon neutral" forest in Chengdu Longquanshan Urban Forest Park in October 2018, and use 20 years to increase the carbon sink, so as to fully offset the total carbon emission of 921 tons generated by the conference. 

In October 2019, the first national Class A scenic spot quality improvement training course was recently held in Shaanxi province, which became the first carbon-neutral scenic spot training course in China. According to the measurement of professional verification institutions, 68.92 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent of greenhouse gases were generated in transportation, accommodation, catering and consumables during this training course. Xingbotravel (Beijing) Cultural Development Center donated to China Green Carbon Sink Foundation for carbon neutralization. 5 mu of carbon sequestration forest will be planted in Sichuan province to offset greenhouse gas emissions generated during the training. 

The Chinese delegation to the 24TH United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP24) and all Chinese participants in the "China Corner" side meeting achieved carbon neutrality through mung bean sprouts.