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WRI established its China office in 2007. We work with leaders in business, government, and civil society to address climate change, transport, and water risk issues. Learn more about our work in China. Visit our WRI China website.

An Emerging Revolution

Clean Technology Research, Development and Innovation in China

This working paper examines efforts made by China---the world’s largest gross emitter of greenhouse gases---to create an enabling environment for R&D and innovation in the field of clean technology.

Mitigation Actions in China

Measurement, Reporting and Verification

This paper seeks to facilitate progress on the provisions in the BAP by examining how Chinese climate change policy and the implementation of these policies is monitored at the domestic level and may offer insights to the international community as they consider an international structure for...

Paul Joffe

Senior Foreign Policy Counsel

Paul Joffe is Senior Foreign Policy Counsel at WRI where he works to help inform policy makers and stakeholders on international climate and energy law and policy issues.

China's Booming Energy Efficiency Industry

China’s energy efficiency industry is emerging as a high growth sector with the country projected to spend as much as Rmb2.1 trillion (USD300 billion) over the next five years on products and services that cut energy use. The key drivers of this development are the Chinese government's...

Urban air pollution risks to children

A global environmental health indicator

Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

World Resources 1994-95

People and the Environment

Special features of this outstanding edition include: Population and the Environment; Regional Focus on China and India; Women and Sustainable Development; Natural Resource Consumption.

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