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China, Asia, and the New World Economy$
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Barry Eichengreen, Yung Chul Park, and Charles Wyplosz

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199235889

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.001.0001

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China and the Global Environment 1

China and the Global Environment 1

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(p.18) 2 China and the Global Environment1
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China, Asia, and the New World Economy
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Warwick J. McKibbin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0002

This study examines the environmental consequences of rapid growth in China, focusing on the environmental consequences of rising energy use. It explores the recent past as well as potential future developments and potential policy options. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 2.2 presents a brief overview of energy use in China. It also provides projections from the US Energy Information Agency of energy use in China up to 2030 as well as projections from the G-Cubed model for carbon emissions under different assumptions about the sources of economic growth in China. As well as considering the environmental problems in China, Section 2.3 considers policy responses and some quantitative evaluation of these for greenhouse emissions.

Keywords:   environmental policy, energy use, greenhouse gas, environmental problems, G-Cubed model

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