Global Influence

Topics: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, World energy resources and consumption Pages: 12 (3685 words) Published: September 7, 2013
FYIT (Singapore)

FYIT (Singapore)

FY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SINGAPORE

EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY
UK

BSc (Hons) Business and Management

Module Code: BUS3010F
Module Name: Global Influences

Assignment

Green Initiative in China

Lecturer: Quek Pek Siong

Submitted by: Yang Yang

Student Number: 22417672

Date Submitted: 17th Mar 2013

Content

Tittle | Page|
Cover page | 1|
Content| 2|
Introduction| 3|
Discus the Global warmingin the world| 4|
The Greenhouse effect| 4,5|
Green cooperate and business communities| 6|
Analysis the pollutions in China| 7,8|
Discus the current Greeninitiative development in China| 9,10| Conclusion| 11,12|
Reference| 13,14|

Introduction

China’s energy demand is increasing rapidly as a rapidly economic development. This trend is expected to continue for several decades. China’s rapid economic growth had caused the country and its people to pay for large social cost, the cost is unavoidable. Green development is the main concern for country development in china presently. In this assignment, the focus is on the green development of China as well as government initiative to achieve goals in green development. In the first part of the assignment, a global point of view is referred. The strategies that the world is going through to promote the importance of green, as well as the key issues and potential solutions on Global warming which discussed at Doha Climate Summit. There is a importance cooperate call ‘Green peace’ is introduced in this assignment, which I believe this cooperate had played an importance to keep our world green for the past 20 years and will bebetter in the further. In the second part of the assignment, the discussion of China’s pollution’s is reviewed. I have research that China’s main pollution problem is due to rapid growth in economic and being the world factory. In the last part of the assignment, I have written about the Green initiative development in China, the government measures and government promotion to reduce carbon emission. And lastly is my own point of view on the topic of China’s green development and the importance of GREEN to play the role in globalization.

Discussion & introduction of Global Warming (international point of view)

In this section, I will discuss about the major measurements and controls, which is there to minimize the emission of carbon. They are:
The Doha meeting and the Kyoto protocol

The Doha meeting:
Doha meeting is the world globalize organization, they gather meetings and work out decisions. The decisions are contribute to the reductions of carbon emission. They act as a control to the emission of carbon towards every country. Some examples of the measures and controls that Doha had made is that land use change and forestry of the Kyoto protocol under the clean development mechanism and a lot more. The control of land use will contribute to the deduction of carbon emission. In Doha, one of the decisions is that during trade, prices are involved for the trade of products which emits carbon dioxide. The advantage is manufacturer have to be more aware of their products and reduce product carbon emission. The disadvantage is this control may reduce the quantity of trade.

The Kyoto Protocol
The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets. The Kyoto protocol was adopted in Kyoto (Japan) on 1997; the detailed rules are implemented at COP 7 in Marrakesh in 2001. In Doha, on 8 December 2012, the Kyoto Protocol was adopted by the Doha Amendment.

Greenhouse effect
Life on earth depends on energy from the sun. About 30 percent of the sunlight that beams toward Earth is deflected by the outer atmosphere...

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