Climate Policy Database

The Climate Policy Database is a growing repository of documents and analysis on Chinese climate change and carbon policy and worldwide implementation of Emissions Trading Schemes.

China and Climate Change

NDRC Enhanced Actions on Climate Change: China’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions
English
Chinese
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

China and Climate Change: A Strategy for U.S. Engagement
Joshua W. Busby

Trials and Tribulations: China experiments with carbon trading
Economist Intelligence Unit

Climate Change, A Dead Horse and Realpolitik
Barry Cairn

Hot Air, Guilt and Arbitration
Barry Cairn and Nicole Bates-Eamer

China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship
Center for a New American Security

China: Reform in the Air?
David A. Parker and Matthew P. Goodman

China’s Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change (2013)
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

State and Trends of Carbon Pricing (2014)
World Bank Group

Rebalancing China’s Energy Strategy
Damien Ma

Carbon Trading Intermediate Measures [Chinese]
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

NDRC Trial Reporting Guidelines for Coal Producing Enterprises [Chinese]
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

NDRC Trial Reporting Guidelines for Independent Coking Enterprises [Chinese]
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

NDRC Trial Reporting Guidelines for Oil and Gas Enterprises [Chinese]
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

NDRC Trial Reporting Guidelines for Petrochemical Enterprises [Chinese]
The National Development and Reform Commission, PRC

Report of the U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group to the 6th Round of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue July 9, 2014
U.S.-China Climate Change Working Group

Emissions Trading Schemes

The Contours of “Cap and Trade”: The Evolution of Emissions Trading Systems for Greenhouse Gases
Michele Betsill and Matthew J. Hoffman

Emerging Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS) in China Capstone RNK Capital LLC
Ronald A. Calderon et al.

DECISION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL concerning the establishment and operation of a market stability reserve for the Union greenhouse gas emission trading scheme and amending Directive 2003/87/EC
European Commission

The European Emissions Trading Scheme: An exploratory study of how companies learn to account for carbon
Anita Engels

China’s Carbon Emission Trading: An Overview of Current Development
Guoyi Han et al.

Carbon Control and the Economy: Economic Impacts of RGGI’s First Three Years
Paul J. Hibbard and Susan F. Tierney

Constructing Carbon Markets
Matthew J. Hoffman

Global Climate Change
Matthew J. Hoffman

Policy Experimentation and the Emergence of Domestic Voluntary Carbon Trading in China
Yitian Huang

A User Guide To Emissions Trading in China
International Emissions Trading Association

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – The World’s Carbon Markets: A Case Study Guide to Emissions Trading
International Emissions Trading Association and Environmental Defense Fund

Impact of China’s Domestic Carbon Emission Trading Scheme
Shantong Li and Jianwu He

Economic Instruments for Climate Change
Jonas Meckling and Cameron Hepburn

Climate Change Action Plan
Government of Ontario, Canada

The Complexities of Carbon Cap-and-Trade Policies: Early Lessons from the States
Barry G. Rabe et al.

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Lessons Learned and Issues for Policymakers
Jonathan L. Ramseur

The innovation impact of the EU Emission Trading System — Findings of company case studies in the German power sector
Karoline S. Rogge et al.

The Origin, Evolution and Consequences of the EU Emissions Trading System
Jon Birger Skjærseth and Jørgen Wettestad

Making the EU Emissions Trading System: The European Commission as an entrepreneurial epistemic leader
Jon Birger Skjærseth and Jørgen Wettestad

Non-compliance Mechanisms: Interaction between the Kyoto Protocol System and the European Union
Anne-Sophie Tabau and Sandrine Maljean-Dubois

The Evolution of Chinese Policies and Governance Structures on Environment, Energy and Climate
Stephen Tsang and Ans Kolk

Low-carbon disruptive innovation in China
David Tyfield and Jun Jin

The Western Climate Initiative
David P. Warren and Scott Tomashefsky

Western Climate Initative Section 1: Design Recommendations for the WCI Cap-and-Trade Program
Western Climate Initiative

The Western Climate Initiative Section 2: Background Report on the Design Recommendations for the WCI Regional Cap‐and‐Trade Program
Western Climate Initiative

Updated Economic Analysis of the WCI Regional Cap-and-Trade Program
Western Climate Initiative

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Emission Leakage and the Effectiveness of Interstate Border Adjustments
Ian Sue Wing and Marek Kolodziej