Climate ChangeS provides researchers with a timely and accurate update of new research papers on the Economics of Climate Change. On a weekly basis, links to the most recent and interesting working papers are aggregated from a variety of sources for easy and convenient reference. The focus is on research at the frontier, with most contributions appearing just a few days after having been released. For this reason, journal articles are not tracked.
This report is the culmination of an open source, collaborative research process, started in 2008 and concluded in August 2009, which has involved literally several hundred people in China and around the world. This process combined a dedicated strategic research team with ongoing and significant input from the Initiative’s partners and strategic advisors. The research process included the collection and consolidation of data from a wide range of Chinese and English language external sources; conducting of interviews with partners, strategic advisors and other industry experts; and in-depth analysis o fteh market. based on this research and considerable rounds of interaction with partners and strategic advisors, the Initiative developed key findings included in this report.
The China Greentech Report 2009 is the culminationof an open source, commercial collaboration of over 80 of the world’s leading technology companies, entrepreneurs, investors, NGOs and policy advisors. These organizations joined the China Greentech Initiative to address many of the important questions facing those interested in participating in this complex, rapidly changing market:
How should one frame the greentech opportunities that exist in China?
What are the most important environmental issues impacting China and whatare the forces driving them?
How has China’s government and the international regulatory communityresponded to these issues?
Which existing and emerging greentech solutions are most attractive forChina in the short, medium and long terms?
What are the biggest challenges facing China’s greentech markets?
How might stakeholders overcome these challenges in order to accelerate
The French Department of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Spatial Planning and the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment will organize a conference of experts conference (July 2-3, 2009) to study the implementation and economic impact of measures to combat climate change. In preparation for the conference, they have published a white paper on energy and climate change. Materials are available only in French. The Conference Website also includes a bibliography of online sources in multiple languages on climate change.
Livre Blanc en Vue de la Conference D’Experts Sur La Contribution Climat-Énergie