· University held Green Campus Sustainable Planning and Construction Seminars and Campus Planning and Sustainable Development Workshop on May 12th. Ju Chuan-Jin, Vice President of UNIVERSITY, Li Qiang, UNIVERSITY President’s Assistant and Minister of Development Planning, as well as officers from relevant functional departments and representatives of teachers and students from relevant departments participated in the meeting, chaired by Li Qiang.
Lv Bing, Vice-Minister of Department of Development Planning introduced the background and objectives of building sustainable green campus and the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainable Development in UNIVERSITY. He pointed out that building sustainable green campus included three parts: scientific, rational use of limited space in UNIVERSITY to ensure the sustainable development of teaching and research activities; value the protection of cultural relics and the environment; construct a sustainable green campus of low-carbon, emphasize energy reduction, water conservation, protect the ecological species diversity and create a safe and comfortable environment-friendly campus environment. He also gave a briefing on the development of building green campus and the plan about promoting the sustainable green campus in the near future.
Shao Min, vice president of College of Environmental Science and Engineering, introduced the "UNIVERSITY low-carbon campus pioneer plan" which generally relied on the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), "Environment Friendly University" program of the State Ministry of the Environment, the construction of the Green Campus in domestic colleges and universities, the practical needs of saving operating costs and other driving forces.
Zhao Tianyang, Deputy Secretary-General of Chinese College Students Environmental Education Base exchanged with the participants the experience on the construction of the Environmental Education Base for University Students in China, which was built in 2006 to cultivate China's "Green Young Scholars" as an environmental education platform.
Representatives from UNIVERSITY College of Environmental Science and Engineering, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, College of Life Sciences, College of Engineering, and other functional departments of UNIVERSITY discussed about the framework for the sustainable development of the campus and how to build UNIVERSITY into a beautiful community of resource-conservation and ecological model of a virtuous circle.