Evaluating Low-Carbon City Development in China: Study of five national pilot cities

Biliang Hu, Jia Luo, Chunlai Chen, Bingqin Li

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    Abstract

    This chapter develops a low-carbon city evaluation system to assess the performance of five pilot low-carbon city projects in China. Section two discusses and introduces the principles and the main indictors for evaluating the performance of low-carbon cities, including the methodology used herein. Section three uses the indicators to evaluate the performance of five national pilot low-carbon cities in China. The final section summarises the findings and provides policy suggestions based on our findings.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChina's new sources of economic growth: reform, resources and climate change
    Editors Ligang Song, Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Lauren Johnston
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherANU Press
    Pages315-335pp
    ISBN (Print)9781760460341
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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