Climate and Energy Policy in the People’s Republic of China: An Overview Concerning Chinese Domestic Laws, and the Instruments and Measures of Climate Change Mitigation

Abstract This paper aims to summarize China’s policies and measures to address Climate Change, and to introduce major determinants and consequences of that policy, as well as the actors involved in the policy process. An overview of sector-based mitigation policies is also given. The report is focused on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies, as these involve major mitigation strategies and embrace many of the key components aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Author Heinrich Boell Stiftung, China, Dirk Rommeney, June 2008
1 Energy and Climate, 1.1 General Energy Concerns, 1.1.3 International and Foreign Think-tanks, Research Institutes, NGOs and Individual Researchers