Advances in Engineering Innovation

Advances in Engineering Innovation

Vol. 4, 27 November 2023


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Navigating dilemmas: China’s environmental policies and their implications for climate change, resource management, and future generations

Yuvraj Kumar * 1
1 St. Paul’s School, London

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

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Citation Yuvraj Kumar. Navigating dilemmas: China’s environmental policies and their implications for climate change, resource management, and future generations. AEI (2023) Vol. 4: 1-15. DOI: 10.54254/2977-3903/4/2023052.

Abstract

This research paper critically examines China’s role as the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide and its pivotal position in global climate change mitigation efforts. The analysis encompasses China’s environmental policies initiated since 1979, formally approved by the legislative body, the NPC, in 1989. Though significant economic developments were made since the country’s reform and opening in 1979, it is acknowledged that this progress has been accompanied by substantial environmental degradation. In response, the government amended environmental laws in 2014, reflecting a commitment to address these challenges. However, this paper contends that substantial efforts are still required to achieve meaningful environmental improvement. The research further delves into the anticipated impacts of Chinese policies on crucial aspects, namely Climate Change, Resource Management, and the well-being of Future Generations, providing comprehensive insights into the multifaceted implications of China’s environmental trajectory.

Keywords

carbon emission mitigation; environmental refugees; green investment; greenhouse gas; natural resource rent; nuclear energy; renewable energy

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Volume Title
ISBN (Print)
2977-3903
ISBN (Online)
2977-3911
Published Date
27 November 2023
Series
Advances in Engineering Innovation
ISSN (Print)
2977-3903
ISSN (Online)
2977-3911
DOI
10.54254/2977-3903/4/2023052
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