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Cities: The core of climate change mitigation
Mi, Zhifu; Guan, Dabo; Liu, Zhu; Liu, Jingru; Viguie, Vincent; Fromer, Neil; Wang, Yutao
2019-01-10
Source PublicationJOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION
ISSN0959-6526
Volume207Pages:582-589
AbstractCities, the core of the global climate change mitigation and strategic low-carbon development, are shelters to more than half of the world population and responsible for three quarters of global energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG). This special volume (SV) provides a platform that promotes multi- and inter- disciplinary analyses and discussions on the climate change mitigation for cities. All papers are divided into four themes, including GHG emission inventory and accounting, climate change and urban sectors, climate change and sustainable development, and strategies and mitigation action plans. First, this SV provides methods for constructing emission inventory from both production and consumption perspectives. These methods are useful to improve the comprehensiveness and accuracy of carbon accounting for international cities. Second, the climate change affects urban sectors from various aspects; simultaneously, GHG emissions caused by activities in urban sectors affect the climate system. This SV focuses on mitigation policies and assessment of energy, transport, construction, and service sectors. Third, climate change mitigation of cities is closely connected to urban sustainable development. This SV explores the relationships between climate change mitigation with urbanization, ecosystems, air pollution, and extreme events. Fourth, climate change mitigation policies can be divided into two categories: quantity-based mechanism (e.g., carbon emission trading) and price-based mechanism (e.g., carbon tax). This SV provides experiences of local climate change mitigation all over the world and proposes the city-to-city cooperation on climate change mitigation. (C) 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department城市与区域生态国家重点实验室
KeywordClimate change Mitigation City Emission inventory Sustainable development
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttps://ir.rcees.ac.cn/handle/311016/42837
Collection城市与区域生态国家重点实验室
Affiliation1.UCL, Bartlett Sch Construct & Project Management, London WC1E 7HB, England
2.Univ East Anglia, Sch Int Dev, Water Secur Res Ctr, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
3.Tsinghua Univ, Dept Earth Syst Sci, Beijing 100080, Peoples R China
4.Univ East Anglia, Sch Environm Sci, Tyndall Ctr Climate Change Res, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
5.CALTECH, Resnick Sustainabil Inst, Pasadena, CA 91125 USA
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Mi, Zhifu,Guan, Dabo,Liu, Zhu,et al. Cities: The core of climate change mitigation[J]. JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION,2019,207:582-589.
APA Mi, Zhifu.,Guan, Dabo.,Liu, Zhu.,Liu, Jingru.,Viguie, Vincent.,...&Wang, Yutao.(2019).Cities: The core of climate change mitigation.JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION,207,582-589.
MLA Mi, Zhifu,et al."Cities: The core of climate change mitigation".JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION 207(2019):582-589.
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