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*Environmental Science and Public Policy 90n. China’s Energy Economy: Perspectives from the Past, Challenges for the Future

The seminar will provide a historical perspective on the development of the Chinese economy with emphasis on the energy sector, including analysis of related environmental problems. Energy options available for China’s future will be discussed, including opportunities for clean-coal technology, nuclear, wind, hydro, and biofuels. The seminar will discuss tradeoffs implicit in these choices with respect to reconciling competing goals for environmental protection and economic development.

Professor: 
Michael B. McElroy
Season: 
Fall
Days: 
W
Time: 
2:30-5:00
School: 
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Subject Area: 
Environmental Science and Public Policy
Catalog Number: 
8477
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