Online Resources

Articles and reports related to sustainability and environmental issues:

  1. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
  2. Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds: a publication of the National Intelligence Council
  3. Satellite-Based Spatiotemporal Trends in PM2.5 Concentrations: China, 2004–2013
  4. Differences in Birth Weight Associated with the 2008 Beijing Olympics Air Pollution Reduction: Results from a Natural Experiment
  5. Indoor air pollution from household use of solid fuels
  6. Air pollution shortens life expectancy and health expectancy for older adults: the case of China.
    (University of Utah Institutional Repository)
  7. Effect of Air Pollution and Rural-Urban Difference on Mental Health of the Elderly in China
    Iran Journal of Public Health, Vol. 44, No.8, Aug 2015, pp.1084-1094
  8. Outdoor Air Pollution and the Lungs European Lung Foundation
  9. Air Pollution: World’s Worst Environmental Health Risk: UNEP Year Book 2014 emerging issues update
  10. Environmental Legislation in China: Achievements, Challenges and Trends
    Sustainability 2014, 6(12), 8967-8979; doi:10.3390/su6128967 (Open Access)
  11. Port related transport management and the governance of air pollution: A comparative study on emission standards between china and Europe and the position of ports
    European Transport \ Trasporti Europei (2014) Issue 56, Paper n° 9, ISSN 1825-3997
  12. Using Social Media to Detect Outdoor Air Pollution and Monitor Air Quality Index (AQI): A Geo-Targeted Spatiotemporal Analysis Framework with Sina Weibo (Chinese Twitter)
    PLOS One October 27, 2015 - DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141185
  13. Air Pollution in China: Mapping of Concentrations and Sources
    PLOS One August 20, 2015 - DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135749
  14. Estimation of Citywide Air Pollution in Beijing
    PLOS One January 8, 2013 - DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053400
  15. Understanding China’s Urban Pollution Dynamics
    Journal of Economic Literature 2013, 51(3), 731–772
  16. The development of ecological environment in China based on the system dynamics method from the society, economy and environment perspective
    Journal of Environmental Biology, January 2016 (online copy)
  17. ICTs, the Internet and Sustainable Development: Towards a new paradigm
    International Institute for Sustainable Development
  18. Reducing Health Risks from Indoor Exposures in Rapidly Developing Urban China
    Environmental Health Perspectives; July 2013 - DOI:10.1289/ehp.1205983
  19. Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012 American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 2015, 105(5): 226–231
  20. Trends in Sustainable Development - Towards Sustainable Consumption and Production 2010-2011
    United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
  21. Quantity versus Quality in China’s South-to-North Water Diversion Project: A System Dynamics Analysis
    Water 2015, 7, 2142-2160; doi:10.3390/w7052142 (open access)
  22. Water Pollution Progress at Borders: The Role of Changes in China's Political Promotion Incentives."
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 7(4): 223-42 (Complementary open access)
  23. City clusters in China: air and surface water pollution
    Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Special Issue September 2006 (open access)

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