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European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Diarmuid Torney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The EU has, for a long time, portrayed itself as an international leader on climate change. Previous studies have tended to focus on the characteristics of EU leadership, but have failed to examine ... More


Engaging China on Clean Energy Cooperation

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the status of and the opportunities emanating from the unique and decisive relationship between the United States and China on energy and climate. It also offers recommendations ... More


From Reluctance to Engagement: The EU-China Relationship

Diarmuid Torney

in European Climate Leadership in Question: Policies toward China and India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029360
eISBN:
9780262329606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029360.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter traces the development of EU-China relations on climate change and makes three principal arguments. First, the more general development of EU climate change policy generated an attempt ... More


Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Joanna Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon ... More


Green Innovation in China

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines China's rapid rise in the global wind power industry, despite the fact that the nation is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases and the world's single largest source of ... More


China’s Energy and Climate Challenge

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter describes China's overall energy system in order to understand the many challenges in its transition to a low-carbon economy. Over the past three decades, the unprecedented growth of ... More


China in the Global Wind Power Innovation System

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the origins of the modern wind turbine industry and explores the wind innovation system that has emerged in China. It also highlights the nation's current wind energy policy ... More


The Role of Foreign Technology in China’s Wind Power Industry Development

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines companies that came to China from Denmark, Germany, and the United States—the three early leaders in wind power technology development. It looks into how Chinese companies ... More


Wind Energy Leapfrogging in Emerging Economies

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter compares the strategies used by Chinese firms to develop wind power technology with those used in India and South Korea, the two other most successful “latecomers” to the wind industry. ... More


Connecting China through “Creative Diplomacy”: Greenland, Australia, and Climate Cooperation in Polar Regions

Damien Degeorges and Saleem H. Ali

in Diplomacy on Ice: Energy and the Environment in the Arctic and Antarctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205169
eISBN:
9780300210385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205169.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Climate change is opening the navigational potential of the Arctic, attracting the interest of major commercial powers such as China, despite the lack of any particular historical linkages they may ... More


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