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Epilogue

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway

in The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169547
eISBN:
9780231537957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169547.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This epilogue discusses the outcome of the Great Collapse. As the devastating effects of the Great Collapse began to appear, the nation-states with democratic governments were initially unwilling and ... More


Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, ... More


The National Context for Transparency-Based Global Environmental Governance1

Florini Ann and Jairaj Bharath

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Ann Florini and Bharath Jairaj present a comparative analysis of diverse national contexts shaping uptake, institutionalization and effects of transparency. The chapter documents the ... More


China on the World Stage*

Judith Shapiro

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China’s impact on the planet is so great that the country deserves a major place in any consideration of the future of the global environment. This chapter provides an empirical overview of China’s ... More


Atmospheric Environment in China: Introduction and Research Review

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

As the years go by, the future of the global environment becomes more affected by policy choices that China is making regarding its economy, use of energy, and atmospheric environment. However ... More


Summary: Carbon Taxes for 2013–2020

Chris P. Nielsen, Mun S. Ho, Jing Cao, Yu Lei, Yuxuan Wang, and Yu Zhao

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines a number of carbon policy options for China, applying the integrated research framework introduced in the last chapter and described in the rest of the book. The research tools ... More


Primary Air Pollutant Emissions of Coal-Fired Power Plants in China

Yu Zhao

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In China, investment in clean energy such as wind power and hydropower has increased, but the overall Chinese power structure is still dominated by coal-fired generation, and this domination will ... More


Atmospheric Modeling of Pollutant Concentrations

Yuxuan Wang

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Pollutant concentrations near the surface of the earth are of central concern in protecting public health, agricultural productivity, and ecosystems. This chapter discusses the results of a ... More


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