Past Event

Book Launch: Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

6 June 2017 14:00–16:00

Convening Space,
Library Road,

Published in April 2017, the Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China focuses on the environmental challenges of China’s rapidly growing economy and provides a comprehensive overview of the policies developed to address the environmental crisis.

Leading international scholars and practitioners examine China’s environmental governance efforts from an interdisciplinary perspective. A must read for anyone who wants to be brought up-to-date on the dramatic environmental, climate, and sustainability policies and programmes in China, and the initiatives of Chinese leadership to create an ecological civilization.


  • Eva Sternfeld (book editor) “Evolution of environmental policy in China” 
  • Sam Geall (SPRU and chinadialogue) “Access to environmental Information: transparency, participation and the role of media” 
  • Yvan Schulz (University of Oxford China Centre) “Dealing with Discarded e-Devices”  
  • Patrick Schröder (moderator) (IDS Green Transformation Cluster) “China’s policy frameworks for sustainable consumption and production and circular economy”
  • Jennifer Holdaway (University of Oxford and Chinese Academy of Sciences) “Balancing environment, health and development: evolving policy interaction”

This event has been co-organised with University of Oxford China Centre – China’s Health Environment and Welfare Research Group (CHEW), the University of Sussex’s Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and chinadialogue

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