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China"s capacities for mitigating climate change

Carmen Richerzhagen

China"s capacities for mitigating climate change

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Published by Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik in Bonn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- China,
  • Climatic changes -- Government policy -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-24).

    StatementCarmen Richerzhagen, Imme Scholz.
    SeriesDiscussion paper / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik -- 22/2007, Discussion paper (Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik) -- 2007/22.
    ContributionsScholz, Imme, 1964-, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC990.C6 R53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16859819M
    LC Control Number2008365346

    Studying climate change actions at the city level also provides a valuable window for understanding a country’s capacity to address climate change. However, to date most studies on climate change actions in urban areas have focused on cities in Western countries (e.g., Bestill and Bulkeley, ), with few detailed studies of this issue in China. address climate change, and the achievements registered since I. Mitigating climate change Since , the Chinese government has followed the goals and targets of addressing climate change during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan, and adopted such measures as adjusting industrial structure.


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