Low-carbon City and New-type Urbanization

Proceedings of Chinese Low-carbon City Development International Conference

  • Songlin Feng
  • Weiguang Huang
  • Jun Wang
  • Mingquan Wang
  • Jun Zha
Conference proceedings

Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Also part of the Environmental Science book sub series (ENVSCIENCE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Bo Yu, Dai-feng Song, Shu-yu Liu, Shao-sen Wang
    Pages 1-12
  3. Cheng-gang Cui, Xiao-fei Yang, Feng Tian, Ting-yu Gao, Zhi-cong Zhu
    Pages 13-23
  4. Chun-yan Dai, Yi-xian Wang, Dong Li, Yan-ling Zhou
    Pages 43-53
  5. Juan Mo, Zhiyong Xu, Lei Wang, Yi Yun
    Pages 101-107
  6. Jun Wang, Ming-quan Wang, Wei Zhao, Xi Chen, Chen Liu
    Pages 109-119
  7. Lei Yao, An-yi Geng
    Pages 121-128
  8. Li-hong Zhang, Lv-xuan Zhao, Xiao-wei Song, Nan-jun Qin, Jun Zhang
    Pages 139-149
  9. Li-shan Sun, Wei Luo, Wei Zeng, Cong-ying Qiu, Li Cui
    Pages 151-161
  10. Lv-xuan Zhao, Li-hong Zhang, Xiao-wei Song, Nan-jun Qin, Jun Zhang
    Pages 163-175
  11. Qiao-ling Kong, Zhi-guo Dang, Guang-di Xu, Chuang Gao, Wei-guang Huang
    Pages 203-209
  12. Ting-xiu Liu, Jian-ying Niu, Jin-sheng Zhou
    Pages 225-238
  13. Ting-yu Gao, Xiao-fei Yang, Cheng-gang Cui, Zhi-cong Zhu, Wei-jun Liu, Shi-feng Wang et al.
    Pages 239-251
  14. Wei-wei Li, Li Cheng, Wei-ming Ding
    Pages 253-260
  15. Yang Li, Yao-yu Lin, Yong-xi Gong
    Pages 329-336
  16. Zhi-cong Zhu, Xiao-fei Yang, Cheng-gang Cui, Shi-feng Wang, Ting-yu Gao, Dan Liu et al.
    Pages 367-383
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 405-406

About these proceedings


In the face of increasingly serious resource and environmental challenges, the world has already accepted low-carbon development as the main way forward for future city construction. Chinese cities have encountered many problems during their development, including land constraints, energy shortages, traffic congestion and air pollution. For this reason, the national meeting of the Central Work Conference on Urbanization made the strategic decision to take a new approach to urbanization and indicated that in future the key features of urbanization in China will be low-carbon development and harmony between the environment and resources. This book discusses the "low-carbon city" as the new pattern of Chinese urbanization. This represents a major change and takes  "intensive land use,” “intelligent,” “green” and “low carbon" as its key words. Low carbon will become an important future development direction for Chinese urbanization development.

In the twenty-first Century in response to the global climate change, countries have started a wave of low-carbon city construction. But in China, there are still many disputes and misunderstandings surrounding the issue. Due to a lack of research, low-carbon city construction in China is still in the early stages, and while there have been successes, there have also been failures. There are complex and diverse challenges in applying low-carbon development methods in the context of today’s Chinese cities. The construction of low-carbon cities requires efficient government, the technological innovation of enterprises, and professional scholars, but also efforts on the part of the public to change their daily activities.

Based on the above considerations, the collection brings together experts from urban planning and design, clean-energy systems, low-carbon transportation, new types of city infrastructure and smart cities etc., in the hope of forming some solutions for Chinese low-carbon city development.


Air Quality Cities Clean Energy Green Traffic Low-carbon Cities Low-carbon City Development Reduction Urban Air Pollution Smart City Urban Air Pollution Urban Planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Songlin Feng
    • 1
  • Weiguang Huang
    • 2
  • Jun Wang
    • 3
  • Mingquan Wang
    • 4
  • Jun Zha
    • 5
  1. 1.Shanghai Advanced Research InstituteChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Shanghai Advanced Research InstituteChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Shanghai Advanced Research InstituteChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina
  4. 4.Shanghai Advanced Research InstituteChinese Academy of SciencesShanghaiChina
  5. 5.East China Architecture Design and Research InstituteShanghaiChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-45968-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-45969-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1863-5520
  • Series Online ISSN 1863-5539
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