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Monitoring trends of urban development and environmental impact of Beijing, 1999-2006.
An emergy-based environmental impact assessment model is designed according to the framework of the Eco-Indicator 99 for monitoring the negative effects on human well-being and ecosystem integrity in the urban development system of Beijing from 1999 to 2006, suggesting that the sustainability of Beijing is undermined. Expand
Emergy-based urban ecosystem health assessment: A case study of Baotou, China
Abstract Ecosystem health has been a hot topic of ecosystem management research for years. Considering the urban area as a complex ecosystem consisted of natural, societal and economic entities,Expand
Evaluation of economic loss from energy-related environmental pollution: a case study of Beijing
With the growth of energy consumption, energy-related environmental pollution has become increasingly serious, which in turn causes enormous economic loss because of public health damage, corrosionExpand
Quantitative analysis of the dynamic changes of ecological security in the provinces of China through emergy-ecological footprint hybrid indicators
Abstract Historical evaluation and future projection of ecological security have become increasingly important during the past decades. In this study, we establish a framework on historicalExpand
Prevention and control policy analysis for energy-related regional pollution management in China
The Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei area, also known as Jing-Jin-Ji region, is the national capital region of China and has established ambitious targets for tackling air pollution and set measures to reachExpand
Emergy analysis of the urban metabolism of Beijing
Cities can be modeled as if they were superorganisms with a range of metabolic processes. Research on this urban metabolism can contribute to solving urban environmental problems by revealing detailsExpand
The impact of fiscal decentralization on CO2 emissions in China
Abstract This paper evaluates the impact of fiscal decentralization on CO2 emissions in China. We build an equation to combine fiscal decentralization and CO2 emissions and decompose it using theExpand
Evaluating the transition towards cleaner production in the construction and demolition sector of China: A review
Abstract The construction sector is one of the most impacting economic activities in the world. Its direct environmental impacts include a large use of non-renewable energy and mineral resourcesExpand
Ecological Network Analysis for a Low-Carbon and High-Tech Industrial Park
The results suggest that indirect flows reveal more mutuality and exploitation relation between system compartments and they are prone to positive sides for the stability of the whole system. Expand
A hybrid life cycle and multi-criteria decision analysis approach for identifying sustainable development strategies of Beijing's taxi fleet
To identify and evaluate sustainable strategies of taxi fleet in Beijing in terms of economic, policy, and environmental implications, a hybrid approach was developed through incorporatingExpand