Describes energy and environmental policy in China in the period from 1980 to 1993. China has implemented ambitious plans for the electrification and the substitution of fossil fuels (especially coal) for biomass. The ecological consequences of these changes, at local and regional level were made, the long-term global consequences of China’s energy development are also thought to be of importance. China’s environmental policy was largely to mitigate the worst local and regional destination … Read more »

Describes energy and environmental policy in China in the period from 1980 to 1993. China has implemented ambitious plans for the electrification and the substitution of fossil fuels (especially coal) for biomass. The ecological consequences of these changes, at local and regional level were made, the long-term global consequences of China’s energy development are also thought to be of importance. China’s environmental policy was largely aimed to mitigate the worst local and regional impact. Raises some questions: the extent to which lack of energy or environmental problems, China’s future will limit growth, the level of quality of the environment is an important objective of Chinese policy, and the possible roles that Western governments and businesses play in the development and implementation of sound energy could Strategies for China. Teaching. Objective: To analyze the impact of state energy policies at local air pollution and global atmospheric problems on problems of environment and development thinking, and the relations between the governments of the host countries and foreign companies in the energy sector analyze
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Richard H.K. Vietor,
Fiona E.S. Murray,
Celine Loo
Source: Harvard Business School
28 pages.
Publication Date: Apr 14, 1994. Prod #: 794 134 PDF-ENG
China (C): Energy and Environment HBR case solution