Climate Change and Industry Structure in China: Mitigation Strategy

1st Edition

Chu Wei

March 12, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 158 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367435776 - CAT# K455083
Series: China Perspectives


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In order to effectively address global warming, many countries have significantly reduced the amount of carbon dioxide emissions that are put into the atmosphere. From the perspective of industrial structure, this volume examines the emission reduction potentials and abatement costs in China. By making an empirical analysis of the emission reduction, the author proposes some practical strategies.
   The book comprehensively summarizes related theories and research of contaminant disposal modeling, and estimates the shadow price of interprovincial CO2 emissions, the emission reduction potential of different regions, and the marginal emission reduction cost based on the parametric model. It finally puts forward the strategy to adjust the industrial structure in China.
   The book hence provides solid evidence for policy-makers to help mitigate CO2 emissions through industrial restructuring strategy.

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