Database Green: Software, Environmentalism and Data Flows in China

Matteo Tarantino*, Basile Zimmermann

*Autore corrispondente per questo lavoro

Risultato della ricerca: Contributo in rivistaArticolo in rivistapeer review

4 Citazioni (Scopus)


Significant efforts towards environmental transparency have been made by the Chinese government since 2008. This paper focuses on the technical decisions shaping a database of official pollution information built and operated by a Chinese NGO known as the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE). Issues of standardization, power distribution and institutional fragmentation are discussed. The paper illustrates a case of NGOs integrating enforcement capabilities as data centres amidst the growing reliance on processes of informational governance of environmental issues.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)205-217
Numero di pagine13
RivistaChina Quarterly
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2017


  • China
  • Development3304 Education
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • IPE
  • NGOs
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • database
  • environment
  • information disclosure
  • pollution
  • software
  • standards


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