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Climate Change: the China Challenge

Ethics and Models of Development

Jean-François Huchet and Jean-Paul Maréchal


The consequences of global warming are now well defined and particularly alarming. In view of the stupendous economic advances of the larger NICs, with China in the first rank, no “business as usual” scenario in the matter of GHG emissions can be acceptable. The aim of this article is to expose the challenges posed to the Chinese economy in adapting to the disciplines of sustainability.

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Jean-François Huchet and Jean-Paul Maréchal, “Ethics and Models of Development”China Perspectives [Online], 2007/1 | 2007, Online since 08 April 2008, connection on 29 November 2023. URL:; DOI:

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