Combating Climate Change: China's Efforts on Environmental Legislation

Ying Shen
March 2014
Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis;Mar2014, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p10153
The author reflects on the efforts of the Chinese government to develop environmental legislation to combat climate change. He examines the role of the Communist Party in choosing environmental protection laws and draft energy law. He explores the effectiveness of the government's efforts to comply with its international obligations under the Clean Development Mechanism and the United Nations Framework Convention and Climate Change. He also analyzes the weaknesses of China's environmental law.


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