China's Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765620057
  • ISBN-13: 9780765620057
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 293 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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This eBook discusses China's challenge of balancing its economic development needs with protecting its environmental resources. It covers a broad range of topics, from specific environmental assessments in key sectors (i.e. desertification) to the policy implications of China's entry into the WTO.

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
In Memory.
List of Illustrative Materials.
1: China’s Road to Sustainable Development: An Overview.
2: Public Environmental Consciousness in China: Early Empirical Evidence.
3: Environmental Law in the People’s Republic of China: An Overview Describing Challenges and Providing Insights for Good Governance.
4: Environmental Enforcement in China.
5: Beyond the Bureaucracy: Changing China’s Policymaking Environment.
6: Emissions Trading to Improve Air Quality in an Industrial City in the People’s Republic of China.
7: Environmental Implications of China’s Energy Demands: An Overview.
8: Reviving the Scorched Earth? A Snapshot of China’s Hazardous Waste Management and Cleaner Production Programs.
9: Sandy Desertification in Northern China.
10: China’s Environment: A Bibliographic Essay.
About the Editor and Contributors.