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Energy - Renewable and Green Energy | Green Low-Carbon Development in China

Green Low-Carbon Development in China

Xue, J., Zhao, Z., Dai, Y., Wang, B. (Eds.)

2013, XIII, 252 p. 71 illus.

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  • ​Latest research findings from energy experts in China and abroad
  • Analyzes experiences from Chinese energy and emissions reductions policies
  • Projects medium and long term energy supply and demand scenarios

The book provides an in depth analyses of the experience and lessons in Chinese energy and emissions reductions policies in a climate change constrained scenario. As China emerges as the world second largest economy and first largest carbon emitter, the country is moving onto a low-carbon development path.

Projections of medium and long term energy supply and demand scenarios are presented, based on variations on the energy supply structure, key energy consumption sectors and energy conservation policy innovation. Energy efficiency policies are evaluated based on lessons and experiences from case studies in different sectors, and policy innovations in terms of financial, legal and regulatory approaches to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions are proposed.

The book includes the latest research findings of leading experts in energy policy and low-carbon economy from researchers, key think tanks and government officials in both China and the world.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » China - Climate Change - Emissions - Energy Policy - Low-Carbon Gowth

Related subjects » Climate Change Management and Policy - Economic Policy - Environmental / Development / Agricultural Economics - Policy, Economics, Management & Transport - Renewable and Green Energy

Table of contents 

Foreword.- Introduction.- 1 China’s Green Low-Carbon Development.- 2 An Assessment on the Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction Policy of the 11th Five-Year Plan.- 3 Energy-Saving and Emissions Reduction in Energy-Consuming and High-Carbon Sectors.- 4 Outlook of Energy Supply and Demand in China.- 5 Green Low-Carbon Energy in China.- 6 Environmental Governance and Low-Carbon Economy in China.- 7 Carbon Emissions Trading in China.- 8 China 2050: Scenarios of Energy Consumption and Carbon Emissions.-9 An Analysis of Carbon Emissions in Exported Goods - A Study Based on China-Japan Trade.- 10 Sino-EU Cooperation on Climate Change and Low-Carbon Development.- Appendix.


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