Public policy

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Sovereign wealth funds should support efficient infrastructure

Investment rules and restrictions are a rarely discussed barrier for financing of low-carbon projects. For example, the largest sovereign wealth fund “cannot take a direct stake...

Paris Climate conference: setting expectations

A roundup of links in advance of COP21: CarbonBrief: Tracking country climate pledges OECD: Targets and goals for climate change mitigation The European Union’s international...

Cleaner air coming to China?

Curbing risks together - voluntary and coordinated targets On China's plan to deal with the pollution crisis, the OECD reports: "China has formalised efforts to...

Late September update: cap-and-trade, UK-China ties, and Thucydides

Selected articles (subjective list) on the Chinese economy Previous lists from this month are here: Xi Jinping U.S. visit: part 1, part 2, part 3...

Xi Jinping in the U.S., part 3

Selected articles related to president Xi Jinping's visit to the United States. Previous summaries are here and here. White House factsheet, September 25 The United States...

CO2 emissions in China: How big is measurement uncertainty?

The uncertainty about Chinese emissions is, it turns out, as large total emissions of India: Source: Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2013 Report The chart above...

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