Terminological Glossary
(684 words)

Cascade development (梯级开发): Strategy of building several smaller hydropower dams as opposed to one very large dam.

Circular economy (循环经济): The China Daily describes the circular economy as a model for economic growth which aims at environmental protection, pollution prevention, and sustainable development.

Under this model, resources are used with higher efficiency and reused and recycled when possible, so that pollution is minimized and waste is reduced as much as possible. It also involves the transformation of industrial organization…

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“Terminological Glossary”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004268791_028>
First published online: 2014

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