China in Copenhagen: Reconciling the “Beijing Climate Revolution” and the “Copenhagen Climate Obstinacy”

  title={China in Copenhagen: Reconciling the “Beijing Climate Revolution” and the “Copenhagen Climate Obstinacy”},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Conrad},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={435 - 455}
  • Björn Conrad
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
Abstract The contradiction between the astonishing dynamic of China's domestic climate policy agenda and its seemingly tenacious position in international climate negotiations presents a puzzle that, on closer inspection, reveals much about a nation at the crossroads, undecided which way to turn. The alterations in China's political interests connected to the issue of climate change are clearly evident in the domestic policy changes China introduced during previous years. However, China's… Expand
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