China's Transit to a Low Carbon Energy Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development

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Zhang, Xiliang
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President Xi Jinping has recently put forth his energy paradigm which has five pillars: energy production revolution, energy consumption revolution, energy technology revolution, energy system and institutional revolution, and international cooperation. The first part of the presentation will present an outlook of China’s revolutionary transition to a low-carbon energy economy. The second part of the presentation will introduce the integrated assessment work of the Tsinghua-MIT China Energy and Climate Project, which aims at estimating the co-benefits of China’s climate policy.