ISBN-10:
9004168001
ISBN-13:
9789004168008
Pub. Date:
08/22/2008
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 2: Changes and Struggles

The China Environment Yearbook, Volume 2: Changes and Struggles

by Dongping Yang

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ISBN-13: 9789004168008
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/22/2008
Series: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Yearbooks: Environment Series , #2
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Yang Dongping is co-founder and vice president of Friends of Nature and professor of education at the Beijing Institute of Technology.
Friends of Nature was the first environmental non-governmental organization in the People’s Republic of China, established in 1994 by Liang Congjie, Yang Dongping, Liang Xiaoyan and Wang Lixiong. The organization has more than 3000 active members and has been recipient fifteen prestigious national and international awards.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Judith Shapiro

GENERAL REPORT
Standing at a New Vantage Point—China’s Environment in 2006, the First Year of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan
Hu Kanping

PART ONE: THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY
Challenges of and Prospects for Green GDP Accounting
Zhang Ying
Pan Yue’s Reflections on the Environment
Hu Kanping
Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR) Is the Key to Realizing Environmental Targets in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan
Ma Zhong, Wu Jian
A Good Beginning: Environmental Legislation in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan – A 2006 Update
Ning Chen, Wu Zhijiao
Environmental Problems in Developing the New Socialist Countryside
Wang Peng
Rural Society Coping with Pollution
Tao Chuanjin
The Wushan Model: Building a Sustainable New Socialist Countryside
Sun Jun
Greening China’s Film Industry in 2006
Guo Xiaojun
The Evolution of International NGOs in China: Broadening Environmental Collaboration and Shifting Priorities
W. Chad Futrell

PART TWO: ECOLOGY
The Environmental Impacts of Large-scale Construction Projects
Fan Xiao
Are Fences and Grazing Bans the Best Tools for Controlling Desertification?
Liu Shurun

PART THREE: WATER
Gaining and Maintaining Access to Safe Drinking Water
Zhao Wengen
Controlling Pollution in the Huaihe River Basin: Still a Long Way to Go
Huo Daishan
Water Rights Trading in China
Li Xi, Liu Mei
Mapping Water Pollution in China: Informational Transparency at Work
Ma Jun

PART FOUR: FORESTS
The Ecological Benefits of Improving the Quality of Forests
Shen Xiaohui
Forest Rights “Reform” and Natural Forest Protection
Feng Yongfeng
Chinese Wood Products Trades and the Illegal Timber Trade
Tamara Stark, Shi Pengxiang, Cheng Yun

PART FIVE: APPENDIX
Annual Indexes: Environmental Data and Trends

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