China Human Development Report 2009/10

If climate change impacts are not adequately addressed in China, there is a danger that three decades of achievements may be reversed. China’s most strategic choice is therefore to embark on a low carbon development path that will preserve and increase its human development achievements in the years to come. The political leadership recognizes this necessity and is determined to move forward, as expressed in resolutions, speeches and China’s pledge to the Copenhagen Accord. The challenge is to do this in a systematic way that builds on past achievements and simultaneously achieves human development objectives.

China’s National Human Development Report for 2009/10 examines some of the key issues related to China’s transition to a low carbon economy.
Download het hele rapport: nhdr2010e.pdf