Introduction to Volume 4 - The China Environment Yearbook
(1,160 words)

The international UNFCCC negotiations in December 2009 in Copenhagen on a new global climate change agreement did not only show the failure of the international community to take their responsibility. It also illustrated the changing international relations and division of power in such negotiations. Since the Kyoto Protocol negotiations in 1997, the main players in the negotiations on international climate change policies have been the so-called Annex 1 countries, with the EU representing the l…

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Mol, Arthur P.J., “Introduction to Volume 4 - The China Environment Yearbook”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>

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