The government of Shenzhen, located in China’s Guangdong province, has established plans to create a low-carbon pilot program. The Shenzhen Development and Reform Commission said the measures will impact industries, power generation, construction, and consumer lifestyles. The government’s goal is to reduce the municipality’s carbon dioxide emissions per unit of production to 45 percent below 2005 levels by 2020. The Shenzhen Development and Reform Commission intends to introduce a number of laws and regulations in order to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, advance low-carbon modern service and advance industries, focus more on natural gas and other alternative fuel energy sources, advance building and industrial energy efficiency, identify carbon capture and storage possibilities, utilize carbon trading and other market systems to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and promote low-carbon lifestyles through public awareness campaigns. The National Development and Reform Commission has to approve the laws and regulations.