Chinese politics

Perspectives | The PRC’s path to carbon neutrality: Bright future, tortuous road

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from invited expert contributors. 

By Wei Li and Lei Zhang

UTS:ACRI WEBINAR: PRC climate and energy policies: status, trends, implications for Australia

December

One year after the People’s Republic of China (PRC) committed to achieving carbon neutrality, significant progress has been made and significant challenges have emerged.

The PRC's national carbon market has begun full operation and is expected to soon extend from the power sector to others, including steel and cement.


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December
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Solar power can help solve China’s coal power dilemma

December

By Muyi YangXunpeng Shi and Peng Wang

Note: This article appeared in Energy Tracker Asia on October 5 2021.

Perspectives | PRC power shortages, coal and Australia

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Xungpeng Shi and Muyi Yang

Perspectives | How committed is the PRC to climate change mitigation?

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Huw Slater

Perspectives | The PRC’s fragmented political system: Implications for Australia

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Colin Hawes

Dealing with commercial legal risks in the People's Republic of China: a primer for Australian businesses

December

Despite major legal reforms over the past two decades, the legal system in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) remains very different from Australia. Businesses that trade or invest in the PRC need to be keenly aware of these differences in order to minimise the risks of legal disputes or becoming a target of the PRC government’s anti-corruption campaign. Australian businesses also require a basic understanding of dispute resolution options in the PRC – litigation versus arbitration or mediation – and what to expect when a business relationship in the PRC turns ugly.

Webinar: Does China have the rule of law? What Australian businesses and the public should know

December

Since the 1980s the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has undertaken gradual reform of its legal system, towards what President Xi Jinping has called ‘governing the country in accordance with the law’. Still, in a context where – as Xi has stated – ‘the [Communist] Party leads on everything’, observers note that ‘socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics’ means a ‘rule of law’ which differs significantly from the Australian application of the concept.


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December
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10:30 AM
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China’s new enthusiasm toward the declaration on the conduct of parties in the South China Sea

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on July 25 2019.

China: A Party of governance and control, not revolution

December

By Simone van Nieuwenhuizen

Note: This article appeared in the Lowy Institute's blog, The Interpreter, on November 23 2018.