Overview of Low-Carbon Development

Authors: Du, X., Zhou, D., Chao, Q., Wen, Z., Huhe, T., Liu, Q.

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  • Offers a comprehensive introduction to low-carbon development in China
  • Explains why it is so vital to implement low-carbon concepts and technologies
  • Presents potential roadmaps for low-carbon development
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This book introduces readers to the status quo and recent advances in China’s low-carbon development. From the evolution of human civilization, to the proposal of low-carbon concepts, up to the choice of China’s low-carbon path, the book provides a comprehensive review of low-carbon development, while also elaborating on the core concept, goals and methods. In addition, it addresses a series of questions and issues closely tied to today’s social development, such as: “Why is it so vital to pursue low-carbon development?” and “How can China implement low-carbon development?” Accordingly, readers will gain a better grasp of low-carbon development, including low-carbon production and low-carbon lifestyles.

About the authors

Prof. Xiangwan Du graduated from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute of the Soviet Union in 1964. He was vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), research fellow and senior scientific advisor of China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP). He was in charge of systematic research on diagnostic theory of nuclear tests and neutron physics of nuclear weapon. He served as a chief scientist in China’s new power laser research and drove China’s several new types of power laser technologies such as chemical oxygen-iodine laser to reach the world’s most advanced levels. He has been director of the committee of experts in the field of advanced defense technology of the 863 Program since 2001.

Prof. Du was elected member of CAE in 1997 and foreign member of Russia Academy of Engineering Science in 2006. He has been vice president of CAE since 2002 and has played a leading role in the consulting work on China’s energy development strategy such as Research on China 2020 Renewable Energy Development Strategy, Research on China Energy Medium and Long Term (2030, 2050) Development Strategy and Re-consideration of Nuclear Energy Development, etc. He is currently the deputy head, National Energy Expert Advisory Committee.

Prof. Du has participated in addressing climate change. He has been in charge of the study of scientific and technologic issues concerning addressing climate change. He is the honorary director of the National Expert Committee of Climate Change. He was advisor of Chinese Delegation to COP UNFCCC at Copenhagen, Durban, Doha, Cancun, Warsaw and Paris where he elaborated on efforts China needs to make in carbon intensity reduction and presented China’s determination in active commitment and achievement of goals in terms of energy.

Prof. Du was honored with one top prize, one first prize and two second prizes of the National Award for Science and Technology Progress and dozens of ministry- and commission-level first and second prizes. He won the Ho Leung Ho Lee science & Technology Progress Award in 2000.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $119.00
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Hardcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-9249-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Overview of Low-Carbon Development
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
China Environment Publishing Group Co., Ltd.
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for print book in mainland China: China Environment Publishing Group Co., Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9250-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9250-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9249-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 339
Number of Illustrations
77 b/w illustrations, 71 illustrations in colour
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