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The Great Transformation of China
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Green Transformation and Development

Authors: Gu, Shuzhong, Xie, Meie, Zhang, Xinhua

  • Provides an English guide to Chinese environmental policies
  • Offers insights into the ways in which environmental mandates are enforced in China
  • Explores the different ways that centralized planning can tackle climate change in a comprehensive way
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This book offers an insiders' view into Chinese plans for a green transformation of the economy of China. Analyzing the pressures, drive, and resistance to this green transformation in China, the book explores the key fields, from green finance and green banking to green consumption and green urbanization. Furthermore, it offers a guide on how government officials will be penalized or rewarded for their successful furtherance of green objectives. This book will be of interest to climate activists, China watchers, architects, and all those invested in a sustainable future.‚Äč

About the authors

Shuzhong Gu is currently deputy-director and researcher at the Institute of Resources and Environment Policies, China, and vice chairman of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning. Gu has a research focus in resource economics, resource safety, resource management, and resource policy.

Meie Xie is currently an associate professor at Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, China, and postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Xie focuses on teaching and research in the fields of resource and ecological economics, regional economics, regional development, among others.

Xinhua Zhang is currently a lecturer of the Party Committee School of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, and postdoctoral fellow at the of Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Zhang focuses on research and teaching in the fields of resource economics, regional economics, among others.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Transformation and Development
Authors
Series Title
The Great Transformation of China
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-329-495-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-32-9495-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-329-494-3
Series ISSN
2509-6001
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 350
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations
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