Foundations for a Low-Carbon Energy System in China

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6.69 X 9.61 X 0.5 inches | 1.11 pounds

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About the Author
Henry Lee has over 18 years of experience in software engineering. His passion for software engineering has led him to work at various start-ups. Currently, he works as the principal architect responsible for the R&D and the digital strategies. In his spare time, He loves to travel and snowboard, and enjoys discussing the latest technology trends over a cigar! Also, he authored three books at Apress on mobile development.
Henry Lee is the founding director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He is also a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School. For the past three decades, he has written and taught about climate policy, electric vehicles, power markets, and China's energy and environmental policies. Before joining the Kennedy School, Lee spent nine years in Massachusetts state government as director of the state's Energy Office and special assistant to the governor for environmental policy. Lee's recent research interests focus on energy and transportation, China's energy policy, and public infrastructure projects in developing nations.
Matthew Bunn is a Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Massachusetts. His research interests include nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation and measures to control it; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and innovation in energy technologies. Before coming to Harvard, Bunn served as an adviser to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, as a study director at the National Academy of Sciences, and as editor of Arms Control Today. He is the author or co-author of more than twenty books or major technical reports (most recently Insider Threats (2016)), and over a hundred articles in publications ranging from Science to The Washington Post.
Wang Pu is an Associate Professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research involves climate and energy policies and sustainable development strategies, particularly the comprehensive environmental impacts of China's energy transition on air, water, and land use.
Wei Peng is an Assistant Professor at the Penn State University, with a joint appointment between the School of International Affairs and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is also an Associate Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Michael Davidson is Assistant Professor in the School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on engineering implications and institutional conflicts of deploying low-carbon energy in China, India, and the US.
Mao Zhimin is a specialist at the World Bank focusing on the Western Balkan region's resources management and climate adaptation challenges. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs's Environment and Natural Resources Program, with a focus on China's low carbon development.
'... a relatively slim and highly readable volume that can be appreciated by policy analysts in think tanks and corporations, as well as by academics and graduate students seeking a current overview of the low-carbon transition in China.' Philip Andrews-Speed, China Quarterly