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Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
China announced the launch of a national emissions trading scheme (ETS) in December 2017 for the regulation of its carbon dioxides emissions. In emissions trading, China is likely to encounter issues different from those encountered by the European Union and other developed countries. This study first identifies the contextual factors that...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy for Sustainable Development
Using the available information and a standard econometric approach analyzing the time series dataset, this study identifies the interactions between electricity, fossil fuel and carbon market prices in Guangdong, China. The result confirms a long running co-integration between carbon market prices and the prices of coal, diesel and liquid natural...
Discussion Paper

This paper provides some background information on coal industry transition that has occurred recently in China, and shows prospects for better transition management with a focus on employment. Using statistical data and scenario analysis results provided in existing literature, changes in coal consumption, production and international trade in...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Economics

This paper studies the effect of carbon emission trading schemes in China and identifies the factors that influence companies' willingness to pay for carbon emissions, as expressed by the increase in energy costs due to the national carbon market. A questionnaire with a multiple-bounded discrete choice format was designed and 555 valid samples were...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Energy Policy

Applying data gathered from 105 cement companies, this paper gives an analysis of how business views the upcoming national greenhouse gases emissions trading scheme in China. Despite a good overall understanding, the surveyed companies have not been able to prepare properly for the implementation of this policy. They still need training to enhance...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production

Households may imperfectly implement energy saving measures. This study identifies two factors resulting in imperfect use of energy-saving technology by households. Households often continue to use old technologies alongside new ones, and the energy-saving technologies have shorter actual lifetimes than their designed lifetimes. These two factors...

The International Symposium on Regional Green Development

Funded by the Government of Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has been conducting empirical studies on carbon pricing in Northeast Asia. The related policy progress is generally laggard in this region compared with that in Europe. One of the main barriers may be attributed to the high resistance from...

Data or Tool

The Climate Policy and Market Mechanism Status Report aims at providing updated information on the status of national climate policy and market mechanisms in the selected countries. A particular focus is set on mechanisms such as the CDM, national ETS and the JCM.

Countries covered: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Lao PDR, Mongolia...

Discussion Paper

Recently, many mega-cities in China are suffering from heavy soot-laden smog including small particulate matter such as PM2.5. First reason is that there must be a very stable atmospheric condition with weak vertical exchanges of air between a boundary layer and upper layer that leads to the formation of fogs and haze. Second reason is the very...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Global Environmental Research

China announced to decrease CO2 emission intensity per GDP by 17% by 2015 compared to the 2010 levels in its 12th Five Year Plan (FYP12: 2011-2015). This paper assesses the implementation plan of the CO2 intensity target in the FYP12 by comparing it with the implementation of China’s energy intensity reduction policy during the 11th Five Year Plan...