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Evaluating Regional Emissions Trading Pilot Schemes in China's Two Provinces and Five Cities

Huizhi Wang

No 2016-01, AGI Working Paper Series from Asian Growth Research Institute

Abstract: With the highest energy use and greenhouse gas emissions around the world, China has begun to adopt comprehensive approaches to control its CO2 emissions and fight climate change. China has committed to reduce its carbon intensity by 40% to 45% compared to 2005 levels by 2020. In 2011, China initiated the development of seven regional carbon trading scheme (ETS) pilots in two provinces (Guangdong and Hubei) and five cities (Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing and Shenzhen) and has embarked on an ambitious pathway for establishing a national carbon market in 2017. This paper provides an overview and analysis of China’s carbon emission trading market. A background and design characters of China’s seven ETS pilots are introduced. Market performance and compliance are summarized. Linkage existed in China’s carbon emission trading market is identified.

Keywords: China; emissions trading schemes; performance; China; emissions trading schemes; performance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-01
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