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Title The China environment yearbook, Volume 3, Crises and opportunities / edited by Yang Dongping
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill Academic Pub., 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Series Chinese Academy of Social Sciences yearbooks: Environment ; v. 3
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences yearbooks. Environment ; v. 3.
Contents List of Figures and Tables; Preface and Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction; Volume Overview; China's Long Green March: Crises and Opportunities; Part I Water Crisis; Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Taihu Lake: Reflections on Pollution and Development; Water Crisis in Chinese Cities in 2007; A Health Checkup on the Ecology of the Yangtze River; Part II Climate Change; The Impact of Climate Change on China; Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events in China in 2007; China and Climate Change from the Perspective of International Civil Society
Climate Change and Chinese Youth's Attitudes towards ConsumptionPart III Urban Environment; Green Olympics and Environmental Improvements in Beijing; How Far is Beijing from Being an Eco-city?; Progress in Energy Conservation and Emissions Reduction; Green Commuting and Public Participation; Part IV Public Policy and Public Participation; Progress and Problems in China's Construction of an Environmental Legal System; Green Credit Policy in China; Challenges for Strategic Environmental Impact Assessments; Reflections on Environmental Mass Incidents in China; Part V Appendix
Appendix Annual Indexes: Environmental TrendsTerminological Glossary; Index
Summary The research and analysis contained in the volume depicts the broader patterns of an emerging environmental politics in China - a more assertive and restive citizenry in environmental affairs, the rise of interest groups, and international influences on domestic policy debates. The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 3 is an indispensable source for scholars and policy makers concerned about how China's environmental policies and practices will affect its own future and the future of the earth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Some text in Chinese
Print version record
Subject Environmental protection -- China
Environmental policy -- China
Environmentalism -- China
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.
Environmental policy
Environmental protection
Form Electronic book
Author Yang, Dongping.
LC no. 2012359424
ISBN 9789047426950