All pages with keywords: china

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 »


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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 »


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 »


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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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