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Final Report Low Carbon Development and Employment in China

This report examines the current status and future trend of low carbon development and green employment, estimates the number of the jobs created and lost by projection in newly emerging industries and established sectors, and provides policy ... full view »


Sectoral Approach and International Technology Development and Transfer

This working paper focuses on the Chinese electricity sector and illustrates the importance of sectoral approach for technology development and transfer to escape lock‐in effects and achieve emission reduction. This paper also comments on the ... full view »


Clean Development Mechanism Evaluation Study – Adoption of Heat Recovery Power Generation within the Chinese Coal-Gangue Brick Sector

China is the world’s largest producer and consumer of building materials. The Chinese clay brick sector consumes around one billion tonnes of clay per year. Recent policies aim to limit the manufacture of clay bricks and encourage the ... full view »


Comparability of Developed Country Mitigation Efforts

The thirteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 13) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in Bali in December 2007, called for mitigation commitments or actions by all developed countries, while ensuring the ... full view »


Proposal on Innovative Mechanism for Development and Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies

The innovation and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) is critical to meet the challenges of climate change. However, there are great technology gaps between developed and developing countries. The timely promotion of the ... full view »


Promoting the Adoption of Heat Recovery Power Generation in the Chinese Coal-Gangue Brick-Making Sector: Support Package and Best Practice Guide

This guide provides an overview of heat recovery power generation (HRPG), examines costs and return on investment, and analyses associated risks, as well as presents a case study of a HRPG pilot project. This package has been compiled based on ... full view »


Research on International Mechanism of Carbon Budget Proposal

International mechanisms and actions in response to climate change are bound to produce long-term impacts on world economy and international politic. After 2012, the international climate system has five core elements, i.e., shared vision for ... full view »