Clearer skies over China : reconciling air quality, climate, and economic goals /

China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, fossil-fuel-powered economy mean that China's economic and environmental policy choices will have an outsized...

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Other Authors: Nielsen, Chris P., 1960- (Editor)
Ho, Mun S.,
(Editor)
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2013]
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Summary:China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, fossil-fuel-powered economy mean that China's economic and environmental policy choices will have an outsized effect on the global environmental future. This book offers an integrated analysis of China's economy, emissions, air quality, public health, and agriculture.
Copyright:©2013
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 433 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781461948452 (electronic bk.)
1461948452 (electronic bk.)
9781306029124 (MyiLibrary)
1306029120 (MyiLibrary)
9780262315418 (ebook)
0262315416 (ebook)