Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development in China: Hong Kong in Global Context

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Drawing on practices and theories of sustainability, "Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development" explores the prospects for achieving environmentally benign economic and social development in China. Using the Asian 'world city' of Hong Kong as a backdrop and case study, it introduces major conceptions of sustainability, describes historical and political contexts for environmental policymaking, and analyses key challenges related to sustainable development, including air pollution, water quality, waste, transport and climate change. The book will be a valuable and unique resource for students, teachers and readers interested in environmental policy, sustainable development and ecological governance, especially in China and Hong Kong.

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Paul G. Harris is chair professor of global and environmental studies at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. He is the author and editor of several books, including China’s Responsibility for Climate Change, also published by the Policy Press.  

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