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WORKSHOP: The importance of demographic characteristics in climate scenarios

28 September 2018

CICERO Center for Climate Research,

Oslo Science Park 9 AM to 15 PM

China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Its rapid demographic transition will influence economic growth and global emissions. This workshop presents results and perspectives of external experts and project researchers of the research project “Ageing population and social reforms in China: Consequences for economic growth and global climate” by CICERO and Fudan University, Shanghai, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

full program

0900-0915

Solveig Glomsrød:

Welcome

0915-0945

WEI Taoyuan: 

How will demographic characteristics of

labour affect the global economy and emissions?

0945-1015

ZHU Qin:

Population ageing in China: characteristics,

implications and policy responses

1015-1045

Coffee and tea

1045-1115

HUANG Jiaoling:

The practice and effect of primary health care

in the ageing society in Shanghai, China

1115-1200

Elisabeth Holvik:

How does aging affect the economy

- and how did Japan deal with it?

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1330

Solveig Glomsrød:

A demographic storm is hitting China

– will the global climate notice?

1330-1400

Erling Holmøy:

Assessing long run problems of fiscal

sustainability in Norway - the ageing aspect.

1400-1430

ZHU Hanxiong:

Changes in China's energy and

carbon flow: coal and its clean development

1430-1500

Concluding section