China s Energy Policy from National and International Perspectives Book

China s Energy Policy from National and International Perspectives


  • Author : Qinhua XU
  • Publisher : City University of HK Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-30
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9789629372576

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China s Energy Policy from National and International Perspectives Excerpt :

Before 2000, roughly 96% of China’s energy demands were met domestically. Since 2001, however, this position of near self-reliance has changed. With steadily increasing demands, China’s need for foreign energy has grown. Today, China is the world’s biggest energy consumer and emitter of greenhouse gases. Building upon the first volume, which examined China’s energy plans, this book will examine the strategies China has taken to meet its burgeoning energy demands, continue its fast-paced economic growth and also address the mounting concerns about environmental welfare and the true cost of China’s development. With new chapters addressing international agreements, the so-called “China energy threat” and the Belt and Road Initiative, this volume will continue to discuss and interpret both domestic policies and China’s international role. 香港城市大學出版社出版。 Published by City University of Hong Kong Press.

The EU  US and China Tackling Climate Change Book

The EU US and China Tackling Climate Change


  • Author : Sophia Kalantzakos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315298856

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The EU US and China Tackling Climate Change Excerpt :

The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is imperative. The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change examines why a close collaboration between the EU and China may result in the necessary impetus to solidify a vision and a roadmap for our common future in the Anthropocene. Kalantzakos introduces a novel perspective and narrative on climate action leadership through an analysis of international relations. She argues that a close EU-China collaboration, which does not carry the baggage of an imbedded competition for supremacy, may best help the global community move towards a low carbon future and navigate the new challenges of the Anthropocene. Overall, Kalantzakos demonstrates how Europe and China, already strategic partners, can exercise global leadership in an area of crucial common interest through their web of relations, substantial development aid, and the use of soft power tools throughout the developing world. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of environmental politics, international relations, climate change and energy law and policy.

Shaping China s Energy Security Book

Shaping China s Energy Security


  • Author : Michal Meidan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Energy industries
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105132346409

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Global Energy Governance Book
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Global Energy Governance


  • Author : Andreas Goldthau
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 081570464X

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The global market for oil and gas resources is rapidly changing. Three major trends—the rise of new consumers, the increasing influence of state players, and concerns about climate change—are combining to challenge existing regulatory structures, many of which have been in place for a half-century. Global Energy Governance analyzes the energy market from an institutionalist perspective and offers practical policy recommendations to deal with these new challenges. Much of the existing discourse on energy governance deals with hard security issues but neglects the challenges to global governance. Global Energy Governance fills this gap with perspectives on how regulatory institutions can ensure reliable sources of energy, evaluate financial risk, and provide emergency response mechanisms to deal with interruptions in supply. The authors bring together decisionmakers from industry, government, and civil society in order to address two central questions: •What are the current practices of existing institutions governing global oil and gas on financial markets? •How do these institutions need to adapt in order to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century? The resulting governance-oriented analysis of the three interlocking trends also provides the basis for policy recommendations to improve global regulation. Contributors include Thorsten Benner, Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin; William Blyth, Chatham House, Royal Institute for International Affairs, London; Albert Bressand, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Dick de Jong, Clingendael International Energy Programme; Ralf Dickel, Energy Charter Secretariat; Andreas Goldthau, Central European University, Budapest, and Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin; Enno Harks, Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin; Wade Hoxtell, Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin; Hillard Huntington, Energy Modeling Forum, Stanford University; Christine Jojarth, Center on Democracy, Developme

Wind Power in China Book

Wind Power in China


  • Author : Julia Kirch Kirkegaard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351849883

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Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity since 2005, this book explores the deliberate creation of a whole industry and the strategy of transitioning the power sector to renewable energy by accelerated experimentation and through literally pushing the emerging wind power sector to its limits. Investigating how wind power may not always be considered as sustainable in a wider Chinese developmental context, the book traces the struggle China has had in getting this high technology sector to qualify as truly Chinese scientific development, whilst often being opaquely at the mercy of foreign expertise, technology, and certification. The book furthermore exposes the surprising nuances, dynamics, and potency of unexpected players in Chinese wind power marketisation. Complex interplays are revealed between wind turbine control systems, algorithms in critical software technology, relationships between suppliers, wind farm developers, financiers, the electrical grid itself, the coal lobby, the broader Chinese state, and much more. The book has important implications far beyond wind power and contemporary China studies, highlighting the much wider story of China’s fragmented and experimental style of innovating, upgrading, and greening.

                                     2019 THE BELT AND ROAD GREEN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2019 Book

2019 THE BELT AND ROAD GREEN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2019


  • Author : 许勤华著
  • Publisher : BEIJING BOOK CO. INC.
  • Release Date : 2020-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 9787520358132

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2019 THE BELT AND ROAD GREEN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2019 Excerpt :

本报告利用横跨国际关系、公共管理、能源治理、环境与气候变化经济学的多学科优势,基于现有的联合国、世界银行、国际能源署等权威机构的统计数据,首创了包含20个核心指标的用于综合评估“一带一路”国家绿色发展水平的指标体系。基于指标体系的科学赋权,该小组计算出综合性的“一带一路”绿色发展指数(GDI),定量衡量“一带一路”国家绿色资产存量、绿色技术创新与绿色发展结果三个维度的发展水平,归纳国家间主要的差距及原因,分析、识别在绿色“一带一路”建设发挥关键作用的技术与措施,通过对沿线国家绿色发展情况的梳理比较,把握中国在该进程中的定位,从而为“一带一路”国家合作推进绿色发展指明方向。

Security and Profit in China   s Energy Policy Book

Security and Profit in China s Energy Policy


  • Author : Øystein Tunsjø
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231535434

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Security and Profit in China s Energy Policy Excerpt :

China has developed sophisticated hedging strategies to insure against risks in the international petroleum market. It has managed a growing net oil import gap and supply disruptions by maintaining a favorable energy mix, pursuing overseas equity oil production, building a state-owned tanker fleet and strategic petroleum reserve, establishing cross-border pipelines, and diversifying its energy resources and routes. Though it cannot be "secured," China's energy security can be "insured" by marrying government concern with commercial initiatives. This book comprehensively analyzes China's domestic, global, maritime, and continental petroleum strategies and policies, establishing a new theoretical framework that captures the interrelationship between security and profit. Arguing that hedging is central to China's energy-security policy, this volume links government concerns about security of supply to energy companies' search for profits, and by drawing important distinctions between threats and risks, peacetime and wartime contingencies, and pipeline and seaborne energy-supply routes, the study shifts scholarly focus away from securing and toward insuring an adequate oil supply and from controlling toward managing any disruptions to the sea lines of communication. The book is the most detailed and accurate look to date at how China has hedged its energy bets and how its behavior fits a hedging pattern.

China and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries Book

China and the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries


  • Author : Muhamad S. Olimat
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2016-09-21
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498545037

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This book examines China’s relations with member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. It highlights the depth of China’s ties with the region bilaterally and multilaterally on a five-dimensional approach: political relations, trade relations, energy security, security cooperation, and cultural relations.

China   s Climate Energy Policy Book

China s Climate Energy Policy


  • Author : Akihisa Mori
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-07-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351037570

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China s Climate Energy Policy Excerpt :

China’s recent climate-energy policy, an outcome of contemporary challenges, has generated conflict of interest amongst major stakeholders. Coupled with a boost in demand for oil, gas and coal, as well as a rapid growth in wind and solar power, it has not only affected domestic fossil fuel and renewable energy providers, but has also provoked a resource boom, affecting development pathways internationally. This book therefore seeks to examine the economic, social and ecological effects associated with China’s climate-energy policy. Assessing how the policy has been and will be formulated and implemented, it analyses the changing use of energy, CO2 emissions and GDP, as well as social and environmental impacts both domestically and internationally. It presents in-depth case studies on specific policies in China and on its resource exporting countries, such as Indonesia, Australia, Myanmar and Mongolia. At the same time, using quantitative data, it provides detailed input-output and applied computable general equilibrium analyses. Arguing that China has actively advanced its climate-energy policy to become a leader of global climate governance, it demonstrates that China ultimately relocates the cost of its climate-energy policy to resource exporting countries. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of energy, the environment and sustainability, as well as Chinese Studies and economics.

Guide to Chinese Climate Policy Book

Guide to Chinese Climate Policy


  • Author : David Sandalow
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-13
  • Genre: Climate change mitigation
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 1691490245

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Guide to Chinese Climate Policy Excerpt :

China is the world's leading emitter of heat-trapping gases by a wide margin. There is no solution to climate change without China. In his Guide to Chinese Climate Policy, David Sandalow examines China's emissions, explores the impacts of climate change in China, provides a short history of China's climate policies and discusses China's principal climate policies today. This up-to-date Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in China, climate change or both. "This comprehensive guide by a leading authority on the climate change policies of China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is the most up-to-date reference available, and belongs on the desks and bookshelves of researchers and practitioners alike." -- Robert Stavins, A. J. Meyer Professor of Energy and Economic Development, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University "David Sandalow's extraordinary energy and environmental expertise coupled with his rich governmental experience at the Department of Energy, State Department and National Security Council are reflected in his Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 2019. His fact-packed analysis of China's climate policies, both good and bad, and how they compare with other nations' policy efforts, is invaluable. Professor Sandalow's excellent study is extremely timely and deserves a high level of attention." -- Amb. Carla Hills, Chair, National Committee on US-China Relations and former US Trade Representative "This is an excellent, readable, practical discussion of climate policy in a country whose climate policy is an indispensable ingredient to combatting climate change. David Sandalow is the perfect guide, deeply knowledgeable about China and practiced in the hands-on business of climate and energy diplomacy." -- Todd Stern, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution and former US Special Climate Envoy "In the global effort to protect the climate, no country matters more than China. David Sandalow has written the definitive guide t

China   s Carbon Energy Policy and Asia   s Energy Transition Book

China s Carbon Energy Policy and Asia s Energy Transition


  • Author : Akihisa Mori
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-12-30
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000518214

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This book seeks to examine the impacts associated with China’s carbon-energy policy in Asia and how, coupled with the Belt and Road Initiative, these effects prompt foreign direct investments in coal power and exports of renewable energy technologies. China shows a co-evolution of carbon-energy policy and energy transitions from coal to renewables. Assessing how the policy intensifies pressures and motivations to Chinese companies, chapters in this edited volume analyse how the policy has changed energy and CO2 emissions in Asia through the lens of carbon leakage, relocation, and halos. Contributors present in-depth studies on China’s investments and exports, and also its impacts on Indonesia, India, Vietnam and Japan. Using applied computable general equilibrium and scenario input-output analyses, chapters investigate if regional electricity connectivity reduces new coal power investments through efficiency gain. Arguing that China is shifting from the world’s factory to the leading innovator and Asia's demand centre, it is ultimately demonstrated that China is likely to achieve climate targets whereas Asia to increase CO2 emissions and economic reliance on China. China’s Carbon-Energy Policy and Asia’s Energy Transition will be of significant interest to students and scholars of energy, environment, and sustainability studies, as well as Chinese studies and economics.

The Handbook of Global Energy Policy Book

The Handbook of Global Energy Policy


  • Author : Andreas Goldthau
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118326350

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The Handbook of Global Energy Policy Excerpt :

This is the first handbook to provide a global policyperspective on energy, bringing together a diverse range ofinternational energy issues in one volume. Maps the emerging field of global energy policy both forscholars and practitioners; the focus is on global issues, but italso explores the regional impact of international energypolicies Accounts for the multi-faceted nature of global energy policychallenges and broadens discussions of these beyond the prevalentdebates about oil supply Analyzes global energy policy challenges across the dimensionsof markets, development, sustainability, and security, andidentifies key global policy challenges for the future Comprises newly-commissioned research by an international teamof scholars and energy policy practitioners

Politics of Renewable Energy in China Book

Politics of Renewable Energy in China


  • Author : Chen Gang
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788118156

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Politics of Renewable Energy in China Excerpt :

In this book, Chen Gang examines the real-world effectiveness of China's approach to the promotion of green technologies and practices, and discusses the political landscape in which it is situated.

International Energy Outlook Book

International Energy Outlook


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Energy consumption
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D02403023K

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