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Uniform Title Huan jing lü pi shu. English
Title The China environment yearbook. Volume 5, State of change : environmental governance and citizens' rights / edited by Yang Dongping
Published Leiden : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xix, 291 pages) : illustrations
Series Chinese Academy of Social Sciences yearbooks. Environment, 1872-7212 ; v. 5
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences yearbooks. Environment ; v. 5.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Preface / Yang Dongping -- Introduction / Judith Shapiro -- VOLUME OVERVIEW : Highlights of 2009: The State's Responsibility and Citizen's Rights / Li Dun -- PART I: PUBLIC POLICY : 1. Green Growth Expectations from China's Financial Stimulus Package / Zhang Ke -- 2. Call for a Low-Carbon Economy: NPC Motions and CPPCC Proposals in 2009 / Chen Hongwei -- 3. Progress in Environmental Information Transparency / IPE, NRDC -- 4. Regulations on Environmental Impact Assessment for Plans: Breakthroughs and Limitations / Wang Shekun -- 5. China's Role in International Climate Negotiations / Yu Jie -- PART II: LITIGATION : 6. Public Interest Litigation against Illegal Construction of Two Hydropower Stations on the Jinsha River / Xia Jun and Qie Jianrong -- 7. Environmental Public Interest Litigation: Seven Experimental Case Studies / Lin Yanmei -- 8. Pollution Related Lawsuits Encounter Many Difficulties / Zhang Jingjing -- 9. The Case of Yancheng Water Pollution: Problems in Judicature / Feng Jia -- PART III: POLLUTION AND HEALTH : 10. Alarming Environment and Health Incidents of 2009 / Qie Jianrong -- 11. Environmental Crisis in Rapidly Developing Ningxia, Inner Mongolia, and Shaanxi / Yu Chen -- 12. Hidden Environmental Troubles of Resource Development in China's Western Regions / Yang Yong -- 13. New Pollution in Rural Areas the 'Home Appliances to the Countryside' Program / Cai Yongfei -- PART IV: CONSUMPTION : 14. 2009: A Waste Crisis at a Crossroad / Yang Changjiang -- 15. Promoting Sustainable Consumption / Zheng Yisheng and Zhang Boju -- 16. Extravagant Water Consumption in Beijing's New Bathhouses / Hu Kanping -- 17. Restricted Use of Plastic Shopping Bags: The Way Out / Mao Da -- PART V: ECOLOGICAL PROTECTION 18. Organizational Transformations at Nature Reserves: An Analysis of Tourism Development in Jilin's Changbai Mountain / Shen Xiaohui -- 19. Conservation Agreement: Incorporating Government-led and Community-based Initiatives / Li Shengzhi, He Xin, Feng Jie, and Mao Chending -- 20. Biodiversity in the Context of Climate Change / Lv Zhi -- 21. Crafting a Successful Vision for Wild Giant Panda Protection / Wang Hao, Sun Shan, Shen Ai, and Lv Zhi -- PART VI : APPENDIX : Annual indexes Environmental change in China -- Terminological glossary -- Index
Summary With the annual publication of the China Environment Yearbook by Friends of Nature, China's environmental situation is revealed through the eyes of civil society. In this fifth volume, key issues affecting China's environment in the year 2009 are explored through five main themes: Public Policy, Litigation, Pollution and Health, Consumption, and Ecological Protection
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Chinese
Print version record
Subject Environmental protection -- China
Environmental policy -- China
Environmentalism -- China
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
Environmental policy
Environmental protection
Form Electronic book
Author Yang, Dongping, editor.
ISBN 9789004216884
Other Titles State of change : environmental governance and citizens' rights