ChnStd  Vol.3 No.4 , November 2014
Low-Carbon Policy and Action in the Chinese Mainland: An Overview of Current Development
Author(s) Wu Congping1,2
ABSTRACT
This paper analyzes existing low carbon policies as well as policy instruments in the Chinese mainland, where policy making is focused shapely on how to enhance energy efficiency in the high energy-consuming sector of industry to ensure optimal reduction of its energy intensity and carbon emission. In terms of implementation, command and control instruments significantly outweigh market-based instruments. And, among the instruments, Target Responsibility Contracts (TRCs) dominate and work the most effectively.

Cite this paper
Wu Congping (2014) Low-Carbon Policy and Action in the Chinese Mainland: An Overview of Current Development. Chinese Studies, 3, 157-164. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2014.34022.
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