Will China's trade restructuring reduce emissions embodied in international exports?

Xu Tang

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

Dr. Xu Tang is an Associate Professor at China University of Petroleum, Beijing, with research interest in energy-environment-economic systems analysis, environment accounting and management, oil industry and economic impacts analysis, supply modelling of fossil energy. Dr. Tang has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles in recent years, and he is undertaking two research projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Tang had been a visiting scholar in Canadian Energy Research Institute (Oct.2009- Oct.2010), Uppsala University (Jun.2013-Sep.2013). He has been awarded as the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation in Beijing, Excellent Graduate in Beijing, Outstanding Young Scholars in China University of Petroleum, Beijing.


     China’s CO2 emission export embodied in international trade has recently attracted more attention and raises questions on the liability and responsibility for Chinese-produced environmental costs. Given that embodied... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Xu Tang (China University of Petroleum, Beijing)

Topic Areas

• Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Food, energy, water, and nutrient material flows and footprints , • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, water, food, materials,


WS-24 » Impacts of trade on the environment (15:30 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room I)

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