The Governance of Energy in China: Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

byPhilip Andrews-Speed

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The way in which energy is governed in China is driving its rising level of carbon dioxide emissions. This book analyses the nature of energy governance in China by combining ideas relating to transition management with institutionalist theories, which helps to identify factors which assist or constrain the country's path to a low-carbon economy.

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The way in which energy is governed in China is driving its rising level of carbon dioxide emissions. This book analyses the nature of energy governance in China by combining ideas relating to transition management with institutionalist theories, which helps to identify factors which assist or constrain the country's path to a low-carb...

Philip Andrews-Speed is Principal Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore. His research has been focused on energy governance in China, and on the interface between energy policy and international relations.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.13 × 5.67 × 0.96 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230282245

ISBN - 13:9780230282247

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Table of Contents

Introduction
China's Energy Sector 1980-2010
China's Carbon Emissions: Outlook and Challenges
Managing the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy Governance, Institutions and Society
China's Institutions of Governance
Energy Policy-Making Energy Sector Reform
Energy Policy Implementation and Regulation
Technological Innovation and Household Energy Saving
Implications for China's Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

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"This book can be viewed as an initial effort to re-orientate research focused on China's energy and environmental future." - The China Journal