China Policy Institute

China Policy Institute

The China Policy Institute (CPI) is a major centre of expertise on contemporary China and is explicitly outward-facing, drawing on a network of internal and non-resident senior fellows to engage with a range of stakeholders in government, business, civil society and the media.

Our network of academic China specialists facilitates evidence-based policy and decision-making through a program of engagements and dialogues.

China Policy Institute

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  • A view from somewhere: An alternative to globalised forms of climate knowledge
    By Xi Wang. A few years ago I was the grader in an undergraduate environmental policy course. The question that most students wanted the answer to was what they could do to help with climate change. Two main thoughts have stayed with me from that semester. First, I am greatly heartened to see that young […]
  • Trash politics: Grassroots objection and the incineration boom in China
    By Yao Li. In recent years China has become one of the world’s largest producers of trash. With garbage piling up, the government has turned to the use of incineration, developing it into one of the main methods of waste management. However, incineration as a means of waste disposal is highly controversial due to its […]
  • China and Japan – an unlikely climate partnership?
    By Chris G. Pope. On 7 October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report which focused on the devastating impacts of a 1.5°C rise in global temperature above pre-industrial levels. In short, the report sends the message that 1.5°C should be the limit of global warming, given the risks. Meanwhile, other scientific […]

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