China Energy Policy

China’s Climate and Energy Policy

The Chinese government has recognized that the resource intensity of its economy is not sustainable economically or environmentally, and it is increasingly encouraging growth driven by efficiency gains, technological innovation, and renewable energy.


HFCs and the Montreal Protocol

Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is essential to solving climate change. However, another group of gases, known as short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), have a particularly powerful role in raising temperatures in the short-term. SLCPs include: black carbon, methane, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) …



Since assuming office in May 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has charted a new direction both on energy policy and climate change, establishing new political priorities and re-directing investment.