China Energy and Climate Project (CECP)
This new research effort is focused on studying energy and climate change governance in China. The primary goal is to analyze the impact of existing and proposed energy and climate policies in China on technology, inter-fuel competition, the environment, and economic welfare by applying, and where necessary developing, both quantitative and qualitative analysis tools. The project will pursue three complementary research themes focused on understanding: the drivers of micro-level energy-related decisions by households and firms; the technical and market potential for advanced energy-related technologies; and, macro-level policy analysis. The CECP is a multidisciplinary effort that links the work of the Institute of Energy, Environment, and Economy at Tsinghua University with the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change.
Principal Investigator: John Reilly and Valerie Karplus