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Nguyen An Ha and Dang Minh Duc

130/2007-­TTg of the Prime Minister and Circular No. 58/2008/TTLT-­BTNMY of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, contain detailed regulations on investment incentives such as exemptions from corporate income tax, reduction of equipment and technology import tax and long-­term loans with low interest rates. Additionally the Decision and Circular also 234 The governance of climate relations between Europe and Asia s­ tipulate policies supporting project research and design aimed at reducing the risks for Vietnamese

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David Belis, Hans Bruyninckx, Qi Ye and Nguyen Quang Thuan

(Biermann 2005, 2006; Keukeleire and Bruyninckx 2011). Since the adoption of the UNFCCC in 1992, negotiating parties have been divided into two different categories: Annex I and non-­Annex I parties or developed and developing countries respectively (Bodansky 1993; United Nations 1992). Until the end of the first commitment period of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol (2008–2012), no emission mitigation targets have been required from non-­Annex I countries (United Nations 1998). This situation is questioned due to rapidly rising emission rates in many developing countries

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Sarah Van Eynde and Chang Pei-fei

Union (EIA 2012). Due to a growing population, rising living standards and the typical Chinese growth model, based on heavy industry and the extensive use of coal, carbon-­intensive energy demand has been escalating, especially since 2002. Despite China’s efforts to stimulate the development of a variety of energy sources such as nuclear, hydro, solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power, China’s economic growth model and energy mix remain Nuclear 0.8% Natural gas 5.0% Hydro 6.5% Other (incl. renewables) 0.7% Oil 18.6% Coal 68.4% Source:  Adapted from National Bureau

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The Governance of Climate Relations Between Europe and Asia

Evidence from China and Vietnam as Key Emerging Economies

Edited by Hans Bruyninckx, Qi Ye, Nguyen Quang Thuan and David Belis

The Governance of Climate Relations between Europe and Asia offers a thorough empirical study of the most fundamental dynamics involved in EU climate relations with China and Vietnam in the context of global climate governance.
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David Belis, Bui Viet Hung and Nguyen Bich Thuan

6. The governance of the CDM in China: achievements and deficiencies David Belis, Bui Viet Hung and Nguyen Bich Thuan In recent decades, rapid economic development based on current patterns of consumption and production has been causing serious harm to nearly all ecosystems worldwide. Natural disasters such as floods, droughts and forest fires are occurring in every region of the planet with increasing frequency. Global climate change, caused by the large-­scale emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs) into the atmosphere, seriously aggravates these existing

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David Belis and Hans Bruyninckx

. Economically, China and Vietnam have experienced ‘a notable divergence in growth, even though the context and characteristics of their reforms were broadly similar’ (Vu 2009a: 189). Dosch and Vuving argue that ‘Vietnam’s learning from China is more a “path imitation” than “model imitation”. In other words, Vietnam imitates China’s policy rather than China’s polity’ (2008: 26). Vietnam has learned from China in terms of economic policies, but due to differences in government effectiveness, ideological convictions and organization of the party-­state, economic growth rates in