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Timeline of China's Energy Efficiency Policies

Timeline of China’s Energy Efficiency Policies based on Levine, M.D., N. Zhou, and L. Price. Summer, 2009. The Greening of the Middle Kingdom: The Story of Energy Efficiency in China. The Bridge (National Academy of Engineering).

Carbon Capture & Storage Opportunities in China

This graphic provides location and status information for projects in China that could represent opportunities for deploying carbon capture and/or storage technologies.

The World Bank

The World Bank provides a database of official-source development statistics–The World Development Indicators (WDI). The WDI includes over 800 economic, social, and environmental indicators, with data available for most countries. CO2 emissions (metric ton per person) and energy use statistics are included. The World Bank also publishes a variety of other data resources.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compiles and produces a variety of climate and energy data resources. For example, a 2006 report lists estimates of historic and projected non-CO2 gas emissions by source for a number of countries. The EPA website also tracks developments in a number of U.S.-China partnerships.


In accordance with the the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), participant countries submit official national greenhouse gas inventories to the Climate Change secretariat. National GHG emissions data from 1990-2007 is categorized by year, country, source, and type of gas, and is publicly available on the UNFCCC website.

Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR)

The Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) is a joint project of the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). EDGAR provides historical and current global anthropogenic emissions of GHGs and other air pollutants. See more here.

BP Statistical Review of World Energy

Summary: The BP Statisitical Review of World Energy provides data on production, consumption, reserves, price, and trade for major fuel types (coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, and renewables) categorized by region/country. The BP Statistical Review of World Energy is compiled from official statistics and third-party data and presented in an annual report.