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Green Transportation and Energy Consumption in China

1st Edition

By Jian Chai, Ying Yang, Quanying Lu, Limin Xing, Ting Liang, Kin Keung Lai, Shouyang Wang

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113 pages | 25 B/W Illus.

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This book provides insights into China’s energy consumption and pollution as well as its energy saving policies. It explores energy saving ways and argues for an energy consumption revolution, which includes technologies to improve transportation resource efficiency, modification of existing transportation infrastructure and structure.

This book uses various analytical models to study the relationships within the transportation system. It also includes comparative analysis of China, Japan, the US and developing countries on traffic demand and transportation energy consumption. This book highlights the urgent need to review China’s current transportation policies in order to secure a breakthrough in energy saving and emissions reduction.

Table of Contents

1. China's Transportation Energy Consumption: An Overview

2. The Real Drivers of Road Traffic Demand in China

3. Analysis of Road Transport Energy Consumption Demand in China

4. Aviation Fuel Demand Development in China

5. Comparative Analysis on Asymmetric Price Effects on Traffic Demand

6. Effect of Transportation Structure on CO2 Emissions Reduction

7. Conclusion and Future Work

About the Authors

Jian Chai is Professor at the School of Economics and Management, Xidian University, Xi’an, China.

Ying Yang is a PhD candidate at the School of Management, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.

Quanying Lu is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the International Business School of Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China.

Limin Xing is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the International Business School of Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China.

Ting Liang is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the International Business School of Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China.

Kin Keung Lai is currently Professor at the International Business School of Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China.

Shouyang Wang is currently a Professor and Dean at the College of Economics and Management, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. He is also the Director of Forecasting Science Research Center at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

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