FEEM working papers "Note di lavoro" series
2014 .060

Programs, Prices and Policies Towards Energy Conservation and Environmental Quality in China


Authors: ZhongXiang Zhang
Series: Climate Change and Sustainable Development
Editor: Carlo Carraro
Keywords: Energy Saving; Environmental Quality, Low-Carbon Development, Power Generation, Energy Prices, Market-Based Instruments, Economic Policies, Industrial Policies, Resource Taxes, Implementation and Reliability, China
JEL n.: H23, H71, O13, O53, P28, Q43, Q48, Q52, Q53, Q54, Q56, Q58

Abstract

China has gradually recognized that the conventional path of encouraging economic growth at the expense of the environment cannot be sustained. It has to be changed. This article focuses on China’s efforts towards energy conservation and environmental quality. The article discusses a variety of programs, prices, market-based instruments, and other economic and industrial policies and measures targeted for energy saving and pollution cutting, and the associated implementation and reliability issues. The article ends with some concluding remarks and recommendations.

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Suggested citation: Zhang, Z.X.,(2014), 'Programs, Prices and Policies Towards Energy Conservation and Environmental Quality in China', Nota di Lavoro 60.2014, Milan, Italy: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

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