Kazuhiro Ueta is Professor of environmental economics and public finance, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University. He was President of the East Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics (2010-2012), and former President of the Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Japan (2006-2010) and a project leader of Grant-in-aid Multi-level Environmental Governance for Sustainable Development(2006-2012). He has published many articles and books including ”CDM and Sustainable Development in China from Japanese Perspective”, “Basic Theory of Energy”, “Environmental Economics”, “Economics of Recycling for Solid Waste management”, “Environmental Policy in China”, and” Sustainable Development”.