Emissions trading in China

Centre for Climate Economics and Policy

Event details

Workshop

Date & time

Wednesday 12 February 2014
2.00pm–5.00pm

Venue

Acton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Professor Shaozhou Qi, Wuhan University; Tong Qing, Tsinghua University; Dr David Yue Tang, CEO, Tianjin Climate Exchange; Yu Wang, Tsinghua University; Associate Professor Iain MacGill, University of New South Wales; Hao Zhang, Melbourne University; Dr Paul Burke and Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, ANU.

Contacts

Frank Jotzo

China is preparing to give market-based instruments a greater role in its climate change mitigation and energy policy portfolio. Seven emissions trading pilot schemes are getting underway, and a national carbon pricing scheme is being considered. Researchers from China and Australia present an update on developments on climate change mitigation policy in China, in particular the development of emissions trading schemes and reform in China’s energy sector. Ongoing research from projects under the Australia-China research program on climate change mitigation policy will be discussed.

Speakers will include Professor Shaozhou Qi, Wuhan University; Tong Qing, Tsinghua University; Dr David Yue Tang, CEO, Tianjin Climate Exchange; Yu Wang, Tsinghua University; Associate Professor Iain MacGill, University of New South Wales; Hao Zhang, Melbourne University; Dr Paul Burke and Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, ANU.

Presented by the Centre for Climate Economics & Policy at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University.

Light refreshments provided.

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