Policies and Investments to Address Climate Change and Air Quality in the Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region
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This report shows how air quality in the People's Republic of China's fast-growing Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei industrial hub has deteriorated and presents an integrated, cost-effective model to reduce carbon emissions and other pollutants.
Analyzing the costs and benefits of different scenarios, it sets out a modeling framework and shows how adapting policies can help boost the region’s development, environment, and public well-being. It explores how increasing energy efficiency and reducing fossil fuel consumption can improve air quality and help the PRC meet its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.
- Executive Summary
- Regional Background
- Existing Regional Policies and Measures to Address Climate Change and Air Pollution
- Methodology and Alternative Scenarios
- Scenario Results
- Conclusions and Policy Recommendations