All pages with keywords: china

China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

China’s leadership on sustainable infrastructure: lessons for the world

a briefing note by Nicholas Stern, Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran 18 July, 2017

China is taking an active leadership role in a new global agenda that has sustainable infrastructure at its heart – an agenda that is starting to address the … read more »


Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: main drivers and prospects for the future

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Keith J. Benes, Fergus Green, Augustin Lagarde, Isabella Neuweg, Georg Zachmann 17 November, 2016

This report assesses the domestic constraints and opportunities for the development of climate policy in China, the EU and the US. read more »


Comment on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’

Press release 14 November, 2016

Commenting on the publication today by the journal ‘Earth System Science Data’ of a paper on ‘Global Carbon Budget 2016’ by Corinne LeQuéré and co-authors, Bob Ward, policy and communications … read more »


Co-benefits and trade-offs in the water–energy nexus of irrigation modernization in China

Co-benefits and trade-offs in the water–energy nexus of irrigation modernization in China

a research article by Declan Conway 15 July, 2016

There are strong interdependencies between water use in agriculture and energy consumption as water saving technologies can require increased pumping and pressurizing. The Chinese Government includes water efficiency improvement … read more »


Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Seminar Dimitri Zenghelis 12 May 2016

Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds … read more »


China’s changing economy: implications for its carbon dioxide emissions

a research article by Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern 7 March, 2016

China is undergoing another major structural transformation. It is moving towards a new development model, focused on achieving better quality growth that is more sustainable and inclusive. It … read more »


China’s 2030 peak-emissions target likely to be met within the next 10 years

Press release 7 March, 2016

China’s annual carbon dioxide emissions will likely peak before 2025, and may have peaked in 2014, according to a new paper published today (7 March 2016) by the Grantham Research Institute. read more »


Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

Statistical corruption in Beijing’s air quality data has likely ended in 2012

a research article by Thomas Stoerk 18 February, 2016

This research documents changes in likely misreporting in official air quality data from Beijing for the years 2008–2013. It is shown that, consistent with prior research, the official Chinese … read more »


Methods for Evaluating the Performance of Emission Trading Schemes

Methods for Evaluating the Performance of Emission Trading Schemes

a policy report by Misato Sato, Tim Laing 14 December, 2015

This report provides a short summary of assessment methodologies that have been used to evaluate different operational aspects and outcomes of existing trading schemes, a literature which to date draws primarily from the EU ETS experience. read more »


New study finds China’s emissions likely to peak by 2025

Press release 8 June, 2015

China’s greenhouse gas emissions could peak more than five years earlier than expected, helping to avoid dangerous climate change, according to a new paper. read more »


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