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Chinese Economic Development and the Environment

By: Shunsuke Managi and Shinji Kaneko
352 pages, illus
Publisher: Edward Elgar
Chinese Economic Development and the Environment
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About this book

Over the past two decades, China has become an economic powerhouse. However, as the world's largest producer of CO2 emissions, the scale and seriousness of China's environmental problems are clearly evident. This book provides an economic analysis of the significant environmental and energy problems facing China in the 21st century.

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Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Economic Growth and the Environment 2. Environmental Kuznets Curve 3. Efficiency in Environment Management 4. Wastewater, Waste Gas and Solid Waste 5. Foreign Direct Investment and Environmental Policies 6. Increasing Returns to Pollution Abatement 7. Casual Direction Between Pollution Abatement and Environmental Efficiency 8. Water and Agriculture 9. Iron and Steel Industry 10. Stagnancy of Energy-Related CO2 Emissions 11. Energy Supply-Side and Demand-Side Effects 12. Experts' Judgement on the future Perspective 13. Conclusion References Index

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By: Shunsuke Managi and Shinji Kaneko
352 pages, illus
Publisher: Edward Elgar
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