Research Memos

The Rule of Law Project offers a series of memos on the Chinese government’s efforts to reduce pollution through the use of emissions trading schemes (ETS). The first memo explores the various types of ETS and their strengths and weaknesses. The second examines the progress of pilot ETS implemented in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Hubei, and Chongqing.


1. Carbon Markets: Models and Best Practices

2. Chinese Carbon Trading Pilots – Progress and Current Status