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Low Carbon Economy-the New Developing Dimensions of the Background of Global Climate Change

Author DingHongYun
Tutor CaoKe
School Nanjing University of Finance and Economics
Course The basic principles of Marxism
Keywords Low carbon economy Climate change Sustainable development Energy Green consumption
CLC F205
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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This article elaborated comprehensively the fossil fuel’s large-scale use and the global climate’s warming up since the Industrial Revolution caused by economical rapid development, which threaten seriously humanity and natural security. With the Oil price grow largely and world widely, the energy security is taken by various countries’ government day by day. The international society start to make great attention in developing economy, reducing the energy consumption, reducing the greenhouse gas emissions, protecting environment and Vigorously developing renewable energy sources.After multianalyzing the challenge that climatic change brings for, as a result of the development of the humanity, the article proposes the low-carbon economy developing model is the important and feasible way for the humanity realizing the ecological civilization and achieving the sustainable development. Based on such understanding, the article embarks from the low-carbon economy’s concept and connotation, points out that the low-carbon economy is one kind of recent economic developing model, its core foundation is the transformation of the structure of energy consumption, Reducing the row of technological innovation, Industrial structure’s and institutional innovations, as well as the idea of human survival’s and development’s fundamental transformation. The article reviews the viewpoint about the development of low-carbon economy, elaborate in detail about the Europe, US and Japan and other developed countries and regions’experience and pattern. Although the specific measures are different for each developed country. Mainly formulate the corresponding policy through the legal regime, government subsidies, financial tax system and technological innovation.China, as the largest developing country, takes the low-carbon road that company with the opportunity and also the challenge. China’s low-carbon development road has to combine with their own practical and the Chinese characteristics. In this aspect, I carry on the preliminary analysis and the discussion. The first chapter is the introduction; introduce the background and the significance of the selected topic and the research’s ideas. The second chapter, which defines the low-carbon economy’s concept and the connotation. In this chapter, I compare the relations between the low-carbon economy and the circulation economy, at last, point out that the two important backgrounds of the low-carbon economy development are the global warming that threat to the ecological crisis and the climatic change that induce the new changes in international politics. The third chapter, which introduces the international experience of developing the low-carbon economy, mainly about the Europe, US and Japan, provide reference for China to construct the low-carbon development road with the Chinese characters. The fourth chapter, which points out that the scientific concept of development is the ideological and the theoretical base of China’s low-carbon economy development., first I Review the transformation of the developing concept, Elaborate that the sustainable development is an important system for the scientific development concept, at last, point out that the low-carbon economy is the implementation from concept to action. The fifth chapter, mainly elaborate that how to construct the low-carbon development road with Chinese characters, finally tell people that develop low-carbon economy need to change their mind about consumption.

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