Chinese politics

The contradictions of the PRC’s leadership ambitions

December

By Mark Beeson

Note: An edited version of this article appeared in The Canberra Times on November 18 2021.

Turning ghosts into humans: Surveillance as an instrument of social engineering in Xinjiang

December

By Michael Clarke

Note: This article appeared in War on the Rocks on November 2 2021.

Flexible energy governance is key to China’s decarbonisation efforts

December

By Xunpeng Shi and Muyi Yang

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum on October 30 2021.

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.