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China and Environment

China
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Population: 1330044000
  • Size: 9596960.0 Km2

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The environmental implications of BT cotton in China
D. Xue / Greenpeace International 2002
This paper discusses the issues surrounding BT cotton in China. BT cotton is the main genetically modified crop variety in large scale production in China. Recent research shows that BT cotton is effective in controlling the primary p...
Floods and forests: environmental damage and deforestation policies in developing countries in China and Thailand
G. Lang / Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University, Hong Kong 2002
What factors motivate developing countries to prevent deforestation, which can cause serious environmental damage, such as flooding? Do democratic states take action more effectively than authoritarian states? This paper considers the...
Air pollution and emissions: measures to improve air quality
H. E. S. Mestl; J. Fang / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2003
Mitigation strategies for vehicular emmission pollution, Beijing
Q. Wang; K. He; T. Li; L. Fu / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2002
Can the clean development mechanism attain both cost effectiveness and sustainable development objectives?
H. H. Kolshus; J. Vevatne; A. Torvanger; K. Aunan / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo 2001
This paper looks at both the back ground of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), and discusses to what extent its current design allows it to achieve both its objectives as defined in the Kyoto Protocol: to promote sustainable devel...
Participatory environmental planning on the Tibetan Plateau
J.M. Foggin / Plateau Perspectives 2000
This PhD dissertation looks at policies for protecting the native biodiversity of the Tibetan plateau and seeking sustainable development opportunities for this economically poor region Grassroots participation in conservation ...
How nations translate international biotech policy commitments into national legislation in China and India
P. Newell / Environment Team, IDS Sussex 2003
This IDS working paper compares the way in which two leading developing countries in the global debate on biotechnology have sought to translate policy commitments contained in international agreements on trade and biosafety into work...
Is collective and group tenure and community-based management appropriate to the rangelands of Western China?
T. Banks; C. Richard; Li Ping; Zhaoli Yan / Case Western Reserve University 2003
The paper begins by outlining Chinese grassland policy in the reform period and then describes key aspects of actual local level arrangements for grassland management. This description is based on the authors’ field studies at di...
How to protect China's wildlife: planning, investment and emphasis on the role of the local community
J. Liu / SciDev.Net 2003
This article argues that as China's new leaders begin to develop socioeconomic priorities, initiatives, policies and legislation, it is important for them to expand support for biodiversity conservation. The article proposes th...
Certifiably eco-friendly: is certification promoting sustainable forestry management?
Stephen Bass; Kirsti Thornber; Matthew Markopoulos / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Forest certification is all the rage, but is it having any impact? Who is benefiting from the ‘good wood’ trade? Is certification improving responsible business practice in forest product supply chains? Can the private secto...
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