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China’s “new normal”: structural change, better growth, and peak emissions

a policy report by Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern 8 June, 2015

Study shows that China has entered a new phase of economic development – continuing to promote economic growth while driving down its GHG emissions. read more »


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

a working paper by Thomas Stoerk 28 May, 2015

This research documents changes in likely misreporting in official air quality data from Beijing for the years 2008 to 2013. The findings suggest that misreporting of air quality data for Beijing has likely ended in 2012. read more »


Nicholas Stern calls for countries to raise ambition of intended emissions reductions to narrow gap with pathway for 2 degree limit

Press release 4 May, 2015

Countries should seek ways to increase the ambition of their national pledges for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, both before and after the crucial UN climate change summit in Paris in December, according to a paper published today read more »


Public lecture | Quality of life in urban China: economic growth and the environment

Public Lecture 26 May 2015

Professor Matthew Kahn, a leading expert on environmental and urban issues, will examine China’s economic growth to present key issues from his latest research. read more »


China sees growth in a cleaner environment

China sees growth in a cleaner environment

in the news Nicholas Stern 25 July, 2014

China — currently the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide — is emerging as a global leader in climate policy as it seeks to build a cleaner and more efficient economy. read more »


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China: a critical decade

a policy paper by Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern 14 May, 2014

China’s consumption of coal could reach a peak by 2020, or even earlier, as part of its plans to pursue more sustainable economic growth. The policy paper by Fergus Green … read more »



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China could start to cut its consumption of coal by 2020

Press release 12 May, 2014

China’s consumption of coal could reach a peak by 2020, or even earlier, as part of its plans to pursue more sustainable economic growth, according to a new report published … read more »


Greening China’s Growth

Policy Seminar 15 Feb 2012

Work-in-progress by the World Bank and the Government of China examined the evidence in favour of a greener growth path for China over the next two decades. The starting point … read more »


Rob Elliott – Climate Change and the Impact of Typhoons on Economic Activity in China

Research Seminar Serie 5 Dec 2012

Speaker: Rob Elliott, University of Birmingham read more »


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