Environmental Governance of China's Belt and Road Initiative

  title={Environmental Governance of China's Belt and Road Initiative},
  author={Johanna Coenen and Simon Laursen Bager and Patrick Meyfroidt and Jens Newig and Edward Challies},
  journal={Environmental Policy and Governance},
China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), launched in 2013, is rapidly subsuming much of China's political and economic involvement abroad. As a far-reaching infrastructure development and investment strategy, officially involving more than 130 countries, the expansion of the BRI raises important questions about its environmental impacts and its implications for environmental governance. This article examines how China is actively and rapidly developing an institutional architecture for its… 

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