Annual Review Of Low-Carbon Development In China: 2010, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814374199
  • ISBN-13: 9789814374194
  • DDC: 363.738745
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 756 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In the midst of global economic development, the world is rapidly running out of resources. It is imperative that the level of carbon emissions be addressed by countries globally. This is especially so in China, where industrialization, city development and progressive agriculture have developed substantially. This comprehensive and integrated annual review volume sets the precedent in addressing this issue by being the pioneering volume on Chinas low-carbon development efforts, based on research efforts conducted by the Climate Policy Initiative at Tsinghua - an independent, experienced and professional research group.Several key questions on the results of Chinas 11th Five-Year plan are explored by reviewing Chinas performance against targets, while key policies and institutions that were designed and implemented are described. With a focus on the effectiveness of low-carbon development policies in China during the period of 2005-2008 and a look at detailed key indicators of low-carbon development such as energy consumption, CO2 emission and low-carbon technologies, the Annual Review of Low-carbon Development in China offers some insights and questions to consider as China works to meet the future through 2020

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Executive Summary.
1: Introduction.
2: China's Move to Low Carbon Economy.
3: Technology Advancement and Innovations.
4: Structural Adjustment for Quality of Development.
5: Energy Saving Target Accountability System.
6: Enterprises’ Response.
7: Low Carbon Financing.
8: References.
9: Sectoral Report.
10: Energy.
11: Manufacturing.
12: Building.
13: Transportation.
14: Agriculture and Forestry.
15: References.
16: Cases.
17: Low Carbon Development in Baoding: Plans and Actions.
18: Indicators.
19: Energy Consumption and Sum of Carbon Dioxide Emission.
20: Energy and Efficiency of Carbon Dioxide Emission.
21: Structure of Energy Consumption.
22: Comparison among Countries.
Appendix 1: Summary of Low Carbon Technologies.
Appendix 2: Explanations of Terms.
Appendix 3: Unit Comparison Table and Acronyms.