The development of low-carbon towns in China: Concepts and practices

@inproceedings{Li2012TheDO,
  title={The development of low-carbon towns in China: Concepts and practices},
  author={Zheng Hui Li and Shiyao Chang and Linwei Ma and Pei Liu and Lingxiao Zhao and Qiang Yao},
  year={2012}
}
A new concept of ‘low-carbon towns’ (LCTs) has emerged in the urban planning and development of China in recent years to face the challenge of global climate change. This manuscript presents the current status, basic concepts, and town practices for the development of LCTs in China. First, we summarize the driving forces and regional activities for the development of LCTs in China; then, we introduce the town types and related programs. We propose the definition of a Chinese LCT and the main… CONTINUE READING
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