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A new era for China’s renewable energy development? External shocks, internal struggles and policy changesInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016This Evidence Report investigates the changes in China's wind and solar energy policies, and argues that since late 2012 a new policy paradigm has been taking shape within the Chinese renewable energy policy community due to a series of external and internal shocks.DocumentOpen University Asian Drivers Programme, 2006This paper focuses on the rapidly-gr owing links between China and SSA. The spotlight is placed on three vectors of interaction – trade, foreign investment and aid. Chinese involvement in Africa is driven predominantly by the quest for material inputs (oil and other primary commodities) required for its infrastructural investments and booming manufacturing sector.Document
Measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) for low carbon development: learning from experience in AsiaInstitute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan, 2013This policy report seeks to contribute to further development of measurement/monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) modalities and methodologies by providing conceptual clarification of MRV and outlining 16 case studies of MRV schemes. The concept of MRV is described as entailing multiple types, which should be distinguished to avoid conceptual confusion.DocumentInternational Emissions Trading Association, 2012This annual flagship publication by the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) provides a comprehensive guide to the latest developments in global carbon markets, bringing together market specialists in a series of expert contributions. The report notes that global carbon markets have continued to grow in 2012 despite difficulties in core markets in the European Union.DocumentInstitut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2012China's national energy and carbon intensity targets are well known, as are the central government’s commitments to low carbon development. The recent low carbon policy developments in China have relied primarily on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) defined by the central government.DocumentWuppertal Institute, 2012The Durban conference decided to establish a new market based mechanism that is to cover a broad segment of a country’s economy. The question is, however, which developing countries would actually be able to implement such a mechanism. The introduction of the EU emission trading system highlighted the many challenges that even advanced developed countries face when establishing a carbon market.