Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood
Maosheng Duan, Qian Wu, & Rıza Kadılar

Dr. Rıza Kadılar is a senior international investment banker. He leads various non-profit organizations, including China Institute Turkey, where he serves as founding chairman. Dr. Maosheng Duan is a professor from Tsinghua University, China. He has been a member of the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board since 2010. Qian Wu is an experienced policy analyst in carbon market, renewable energy, and industrial energy efficiency. Dr. Xi Liang is Director of Centre for Business and Climate Change in University of Edinburgh, UK. Dr. Jin Li is the assistant manager of Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange. Alpay Beyla is currently working on developing financial models on emission reduction projects such as renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.


From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ comes at a time when relations between Turkey and the EU are at a historical low point. The sources of tension are manifold, and have been compounded by a constellation of transformations in Turkey, Europe, and the international system. The global upswing in far-right populist movements, isolationism, the conflict in Syria and its humanitarian crisis, and the threat of ISIS have...