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Looking for a Chinese solution to global problems: The situation and countermeasures of marine plastic waste and microplastics pollution governance system in China

As one of the top ten environmental problems to be solved in the world, marine plastic waste and microplastic pollution seriously affect the health of marine ecosystems and the sustainable development...

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Impact of the green credit policy on external financing, economic growth and energy consumption of the manufacturing industry

China attempts to achieve energy conservation, emission reduction and environmental protection through the implementation of the green credit policy, but its implementation impact is still controversial....

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Influence of foreign direct investment from China on achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in African countries

The lack of funding is one of the most important challenges in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in African countries. Can foreign direct investment (FDI) from China as an important...

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Waste sorting and its effects on carbon emission reduction: Evidence from China

Considering the importance of waste sorting and treatment in the development of an ecological civilization, empirically evaluating the environmental impact of such programs is particularly important....

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Evolution of energy and metal demand driven by industrial revolutions and its trend analysis

Industrial revolutions have a profound impact on energy and metal demand. Based on technological improvement, industrial transformation, and changes of energy and metal consumption in the United States,...

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‘Isomorphic’ behavior of corporate greenwashing

In the implementation of corporate environmental responsibility,‘greenwashing’ is a pseudo-social behavior which is theopposite of ‘genuine green’ behaviors. With the improvement of the public awareness...

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Evolution paths of green economy modes and their trend of hypercycle economy

So far there is a lack of specialized research on the entire path and the law of the evolution of green economy modes, especially studies on its future trend. Some studies have been done only on its...

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Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on environmental quality in countries along the routes

China has adhered to the concept of green development since the introduction of the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013. However, as the initiative continues to advance, speculations have been raised on...

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Does the digital economy contribute to carbon emissions reduction? A city-level spatial analysis in China

The rapid development of the digital economy provides an unprecedented opportunity for China to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. While previous studies have explored the relationship between the digital...

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Effects of livestock and poultry breeding pollution on health risks: Evidence from a hog breeding case in rural China

With the rapid development of livestock and poultry breeding industries, pollution problems caused by the discharge of wastewater and manure have become increasingly severe. However, studies on the...

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Evolving pattern and improvement path of China’s solid waste management policies

Systematically sorting out the evolving pattern of solid waste management policies and studying the key points and development trends of solid waste management policies are conducive to the clarification...

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Climate change and China's coastal zones and seas: Impacts, risks, and adaptation

This article provides an assessment of the changes in marine climate drivers (hazards), associated impacts, risks, and adaptation to the coastal China zones and seas since the mid 20th century. The...

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The decoupling relationship between China’s economic growth and carbon emissions from the perspective of industrial structure

This study analyses the decoupling relationship between energy-related CO2 emissions and economic growth in China from 2000-2017 from the perspective of industrial structure using the LMDI method and...

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Status, approaches, and challenges of ecosystem services exploration in Ethiopia: A systematic review

Healthy ecosystems benefit humans in various forms, and ecosystem services (ESs) are the benefits reaped by people in various forms. However, increase in global human population and the resulting anthropogenic...

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Emission trading innovation mechanism based on blockchain

The rationality and scientific nature of the emission trading mechanism is the key to the effective implementation of environmental and economic policies. As far as China is concerned, there are phenomena...

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Climate change and preservation of minority languages in the upper regions of Ghana: A systematic review

A well-recognized fact is that addressing the impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities and minority groups remains a central focus toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, specifically...

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Three decades of topic evolution, hot spot mining and prospect in CCUS Studies based on CitNetExplorer

As a major strategic technology for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring energy security, carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is of great significance to large-scale emission reduction....

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Impact of China’s outward foreign direct investment on environmental pollution in the home country

In the context of economic globalization and increasingly tight resource and environmental constraints, the environmental effect of open economy has been highly concerned by the academic community....

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From public to private solid waste management: Stakeholders’ perspectives on private-public solid waste management in Lobatse, Botswana

Upon the realization that urban areas can only achieve sustainable solid waste management systems through an interplay of partnerships and stakeholders, developing countries have geared themselves towards...

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Spatial network structure of transportation carbon emission efficiency in China and its influencing factors

Grasping the spatial correlation structure of transportation carbon emission efficiency (TCEE) and its influencing factors is significant for promoting high-quality and coordinated development of the...

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Effect of China’s technology spillovers on energy intensity in Africa

Empirical studies on the effects of China–African economic relations on energy intensity in Africa are scarce. To fill the gap in the literature, this study investigates the technology spillover effects...

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Toward a more open and collaborative climate change policy framework in Hong Kong and Macao within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

The special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao enjoy a high degree of autonomy from the national policy system in devising their local policies, including measures related to climate change....

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The effect of human capital on energy consumption: Evidence from an extended version of STIRPAT framework

Human capital is an important aspect of energy consumption, exerting crucial effects on economic growth, technological progress, and economic restructuring. This paper presents an in-depth investigation...

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Quantitative evaluation of the green production and consumption policies in China

Dual control of energy consumption is an effective method proposed in China to launch and deepen the transition in energy use. It has obtained favorable results; however, the resource consumption and...

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A new model for China’s CO2 emission pathway using the top-down and bottom-up approaches

Detailed research on China's CO2 emission pathway of the 2030 peak and 2060 carbon neutrality goals is fundamental to promote China's climate change action. Previous studies on emission pathways have...

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