The opening ceremony of International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability summit

   On the 5 June, 2021 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability is successfully held on Siping Campus, Tongji university, to celebrate the World Environment Day, under the theme is the “Ecosystem Restoration”. Prof. LOU Yongqi, Vice President of Tongji University, Ms. Dechen Tsering, Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific, UNEP, Prof. DING Yihui, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Dr. LIU Jian, Director of the Science Division, UNEP, Ms. JIANG Wei, President of Xinhua News Agency Shanghai Bureau, Ms. WANG Bei, Vice President of Agricultural Bank of China Shanghai Branch, Prof. ZHU Zhiliang, Director, Finance Department of Tongji University, Mr. CHEN Chen, Director of Student Affairs Office, Tongji University, Prof. LIU Jianxiong, Chairman of the Council, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Prof. LI Fengting, Executive Deputy Dean of IESD, Tongji University, Dr. LI Lin, Director of Global Policy and Advocacy for WWF International, Prof. YANG Youlin, Senior Consultant of Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences are invited to the conference through. The forum discusses and exchanges the prospects and development directions of global ecosystem protection through a combination of online and offline methods.

 In the keynote speeches, Prof. Ding Yihui discussed the combined effects of climate change and rapid urbanization for air pollution in China and how to achieve a win-win situation.

   Dr. Liu Jian made the second keynote speech on Making Peace With Nature, through elaborating in details from the aspects of natural resources, pollution emissions, biodiversity, environmental emergencies.


   Dr. Li Lin's speech explained the current situation of human and nature and the future of human needs. She expounded the threats that the earth is facing under the influence of human activities and put forward the vision of ecological civilization construction and nature for the better.


   Prof. Yang Youlin introduced technical measures to mitigate DLDD in China and major issues face the affected Asian countries from four perspectives: definition of land degradation, cause of land degradation, consequences of land degradation and technical measures. 

   In the 10th anniversary of ISCES, the Global Environment Solution Challenge received nearly 300 solutions from 33 countries with the sparkling and innovative ideas for the wicked environmental challenges. The judging committee consist of experts from private sectors, UN agencies, academic institutions and NGOs. The champion teams will be announced on 6 June.