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.
|Title of host publication||China's new sources of economic growth: reform, resources and climate change|
|Editors||Ligang Song, Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Lauren Johnston|
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|