Research & Publications
Our Beijing-based research team produces thought leadership on policy, technology and market-based solutions that will advance China’s industrial and energy-sector transformation.
Green Finance for Low-Carbon Cities
The Institute recently published a paper on challenges and opportunities in financing energy-efficient buildings in China.
Financing Energy-Efficient Buildings in Chinese Cities
— By Kevin Mo, Ph.D.
Focusing on the Jing-Jin-Ji (JJJ) region around Beijing, these reports make the case that economic and environmental prosperity can be achieved hand-in-hand. Drawing upon best practices and experiences from the United States and Europe, the reports provide lessons for the Jing-Jin-Ji region.
Going for Gold: Championing Renewable Integration in Jing-Jin-Ji
— By Anders Hove & Kevin Mo, Ph.D.
China’s Next Opportunity: Sustainable Economic Transition
— By Anders Hove, Merisha Enoe, & Kate Gordon
Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series
Climate Change, Air Quality and the Economy: Integrating Policy for China’s Economic and Environmental Prosperity
— By Anders Hove & Merisha Enoe
Paulson Dialogue Papers
In support of the Chinese government’s efforts to address air quality and economic growth together, these papers explore how market forces within China can efficiently allocate energy resources to reduce carbon emissions and explore policy options.
The topics are focused on power sector reform, electric power demand response, building energy efficiency, and carbon emissions trading, and were co-authored with experts from the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and World Bank.
Building Energy Disclosure: How Energy Reporting for Buildings Can Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency
— By Gailius J. Draugelis, Anders Hove, & Merisha Enoe
Carbon Emissions Trading: Rolling Out a Successful Carbon Trading System
— By Josh Margolis, Daniel J. Dudek, & Anders Hove
Demand Response: A High-Reward Solution to Reduce Energy Use, Emissions and Costs
— By Mona Yew, Anders Hove, & Merisha Enoe
Power Sector: Deepening Reform to Reduce Emissions, Improve Air Quality and Promote Economic Growth
— By Max Dupuy, Frederick Weston, & Anders Hove
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