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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 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: Sulfur Mandates and Carbon Taxes for 2006–2010

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

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/9780262019880.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents a summary of both the methods used and the results generated in this book's analyses of the costs and benefits of two national emission control policy options set in the recent ... More


Limiting Emissions and Trade: Some Basic Ideas

Kala Krishna

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of emission controls. It begins by discussing computable general equilibrium (CGE) models of emission leakage as well as how border tax adjustments are represented, ... More


Parallel Climate Blocs: Incentives to Cooperation in International Climate Negotiations

Barbara Buchner and Carlo Carraro

in The Design of Climate Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262073028
eISBN:
9780262274500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262073028.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter assesses the economic incentives of different countries to cooperate on international climate negotiations, particularly on greenhouse gas emission control. It first examines the ... More


Climate Leadership, Japanese Style: Embedded Symbolism and Post-2001 Kyoto Protocol Politics

Yves Tiberghien and Miranda A. Schreurs

in Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014267
eISBN:
9780262289481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014267.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the leadership of Japan and post-2001 Kyoto Protocol politics. It addresses a series of issues, including the reason behind the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and the ... More


Sustainable Development and EU Energy Law

Kim Talus

in Introduction to EU Energy Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198791812
eISBN:
9780191834073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791812.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter covers three main areas of sustainability regulation in the EU: renewable energy, energy efficiency, and emission control. The focus of the chapter is on the existing rules and each ... More


A Meaningful Second Commitment Period for the Kyoto Protocol

Sheila M. Olmstead and Robert N. Stavins

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In 1997, more than 160 nations agreed on the text of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Today, the main question is how the Protocol can be modified for ... More


Global Climate Change: A Challenge to Policy

Kenneth J. Arrow

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In fall 2006, the UK issued a major government report on global climate change directed by top-flight economist Sir Nicholas Stern. The Stern report amounts to a call to action: it argues that huge ... More


Article 194 TFEU

Sacha Garben

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.311
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In the context of the establishment and functioning of the internal market and with regard for the need to preserve and improve the environment, Union policy on energy shall aim, in a spirit of ... More


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