Search for dissertations about: "Guanghong Zhou"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Guanghong Zhou.

  1. 1. Low-Carbon City Initiatives in China : Planning Approaches, Dilemmas and Opportunities

    Author : Guanghong Zhou; Björn Frostell; Karel Mulder; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Low-carbon city; Urban planning; Metabolic approach; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, tackle climate change and move toward sustainable development, the central government in China has proposed low-carbon city development as the national strategy and relevant initiatives have been taken by local governments. This thesis analyses current low-carbon city programmes and planning approaches in China, identifies limitations and proposes a metabolic approach that could be used to account for physical resources, monitor GHG emissions and involve stakeholders in the planning process. READ MORE