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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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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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Auction mechanism design of the Chinese national carbon market for carbon neutralization

The carbon market auction mechanism is an important policy tool for carbon pricing and a key mechanism that supports carbon emission neutralization, especially for China. A few systematic studies exist...

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Analysis of cooperation equilibrium of participants in power battery recycling chains considering information barrier

In the era of large-scale retirement of power batteries, there are information barriers and high recovery costs in their recycling. In view of this, in this study we constructed a tripartite evolutionary...

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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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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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Fuel consumption, vehicle quantities, and total factor inefficiency in China

Scale-controlling and technology-upgrading measures are considered effective for mitigating vehicle exhaust emissions. This study investigated the impacts of fuel consumption and vehicle quantities...

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Optimization of energy consumption structure based on carbon emission reduction target: A case study in Shandong Province, China

It is urgent to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions to actively deal with global warming. This paper investigates Shandong Province, a typical province of energy consumption, as the research...

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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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Impact of environmental absorption capacity on PM2.5 concentration in China

Air pollution, especially fine particulate matter (PM2.5) pollution, has a great negative impact on human production and normal life. It is a hot issue of global concern, and it is also a huge test...

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Systematic measurement and spatiotemporal evolution of agricultural versatility in China

In this study, the entropy weight method was used to measure the agricultural versatility of 30 provinces in China (excluding Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) from 2008 to 2019. In addition, the...

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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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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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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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Do people really support conservation? Evidence from China and the United States

Survey studies have consistently shown strong public support for biodiversity conservation, even though conservation regulations often face strong local resistance when they are implemented. This seemingly...

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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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China’s factor reallocation effect considering energy

Decomposing growth rate of total factor productivity (TFP) into internal growth effect and the effect of factor reallocation formed by the flow of capital, labor and energy between sectors, we took...

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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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Air pollution and the domestic value-added for Chinese exporters

This paper evaluates the causal effect of air pollution on the share of domestic value-added in exports for Chinese exporters. Precipitation is employed as an instrument for air pollution to alleviate...

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Factor analysis and countermeasure simulation on the socio-ecological environment risks during the development of coalbed methane: based on the DEMATEL and FCM models

The socio-ecological environmental problem caused by the development of coalbed methane (CBM) is becoming more serious, so it is very significant for accelerating the development of CBM industrialization...

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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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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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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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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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