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2020
Volume: 42 Issue 6
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Effects of climate finance on carbon emissions in recipient countries
Qunzhi SHE, Xiaoli WU, and An PAN
In the context of increasingly more countries actively advocating and investing in global climate governance actions, accurately examining the carbon emission effect of climate finance is of great significance for promoting sustained assistance from developed countries, laying out the post-2020 climate action, and buil
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1015 (2020)
Net embodied carbon flow network in global trade and community finding analysis
Hui LI, Wenlei JIANG, and Zhipeng TANG
Using the Eora database and Multi-Regional Input-Output (MRIO) model, this study calculated the embodied carbon emissions induced by domestic demand, export, and import of 189 countries (regions) in the world in 2000 and 2015. Based on this, net flow networks of embodied carbon emissions in global trade were constructe
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1027 (2020)
The heterogeneity of regional energy shadow price and energy environment efficiency in China
Qingyou YAN, Zengkan GUI, Wenhua ZHANG, and Lizhong CHEN
In response to the government’s reform of the energy pricing mechanism, the market should play a fundamental role in allocating resources. Based on the meta-frontier and slacks-based measure (SBM)-undesirable model, provincial data from 2000 to 2017 in 30 selected provinces of China were employed to analyze energy shad
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1040 (2020)
Carbon emissions of urban wastewater treatment system based on the “water-energy-carbon” nexus
Jiao YU, Rongqin ZHAO, Liangang XIAO, Linjing ZHANG, Shuai WANG, Xiaowei CHUAI, Yucheng HAN, and Shixing JIAO
The study on carbon emissions of urban wastewater treatment system based on the “water-energy-carbon” nexus can reveal the internal relationship between resource flow, input process, and carbon emissions of a wastewater treatment system, and can provide important references for low-carbon operation and management of wa
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1052 (2020)
Impacts of protected areas on multidimensional poverty of surrounding rural households:Analysis of the intermediary effect based on social capital
Wei DUAN, and Bo OUYANG
Evaluating the relationship between protected areas (PAs) and poor households of the surrounding communities accurately is crucial for realizing the dual objectives of biodiversity conservation and coordinated development of local communities. However, limited literature has analyzed the mechanism of the impact of PAs
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1074 (2020)
Spatial pattern and temporal trend of urban ecological efficiency in the Yangtze River Economic Belt
Minghua CHEN, Wenfei LIU, Shan WANG, and Yuxin LIU
Improving urban ecological efficiency is an important aspect of high-quality development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. In this study, the minimum distance to strong efficient frontier data envelopment analysis (MinDS) model was used to measure the ecological efficiency of the cities in the Yangtze River Economic
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1087 (2020)
Spatial-temporal differentiation of high-quality industrial development level in the Yellow River Basin based on ecological total factor productivity
Hong JU, Tongsheng LI, and Zhouyan ZHAI
High-quality industrial development is an important part of the strategy of ecological protection and high quality development in the Yellow River Basin. In order to study the spatial differentiation of high-quality industrial development in the Yellow River Basin in the past decade, this paper uses EFTP (ecological to
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1099 (2020)
Classification and spatiotemporal patterns of ecological well-being based on ecosystem services: Taking China’s prefecture-level and above cities for example
Defeng ZHENG, Yanyan WANG, Yongqiang CAO, Yanhui WANG, Shuai HAO, and Leting LV
In this study, based on ecosystem service theory, the contribution rate of ecosystems was introduced to improve the ecological well-being accounting method. On this basis, the spatial and temporal characteristics of per capita ecological well-being and ecological-economic efficiency were analyzed. In order to further c
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1110 (2020)
Effects of age on farmers’ adoption of intertemporal green agricultural technology
Tongchao ZHANG, Tingwu YAN, and Tongwei QIU
Based on the intertemporal technical attributes, this study systematically explored the influence of age on farmers’ adoption of intertemporal green agricultural technology, and conducted an empirical test by employing the survey data of 1,372 farmers in Hebei, Shandong, Anhui, and Hubei Provinces and using a mediating
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1123 (2020)
The influence of vacancy rate on housing price: Based on panel data of 35 key cities
Jie WANG, and Jiliang ZHANG
Housing price has been a closely concerned issue of the government and the people. High vacancy rate under the high housing price is a common phenomenon, causing many concerns. However, whether the high vacancy rate can restrain the rise of housing price remains to be studied. For this reason, the authors took the aver
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1135 (2020)
Spatial pattern and influencing factors of industrial tourism demonstration sites in China
Jianxiong TANG, and Mengyao MA
The integrative development of industry and tourism is a new trend. Studying the spatial distribution pattern of industrial tourism demonstration sites and causes has important practical significance for promoting industrial tourism to achieve high quality development. Taking 31 provinces and municipalities in China’s
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1188 (2020)
Impact of air quality on public outings based on big data
Changlin AO, Jingxia WANG, and Baosheng SUN
Exploring the impact of air quality on public outings based on big data not only can enrich the practical research on air quality issues, but also have important significance for strengthening air pollution control and promoting the development of tourism industry. Taking Harbin City as the research object, this study
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1199 (2020)
Impact of snow-making technology improvement on ski season length in China under climate change
Yan FANG, SCOTT Daniel, STEIGER Robert, Bihu WU, and Yiyi JIANG
Under global warming conditions, artificial snowmaking has proved to be an effective adaptation measure to climate change for ski resorts. Based on the surface climate dataset (1981-2010) and new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) RCPs scenarios, this study assessed the impact of snow-making technology im
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1210 (2020)
Development of international river basin organizations and implication for China
Haiwei ZHOU, Liyuan ZHENG, and Lidan GUO
The cooperative governance of international rivers has become an important way to promote China’s neighborhood diplomacy. Many scholars have stressed that China should attach importance to inter-regional water resources cooperation mechanisms. However, China lacks the corresponding experience in designing such internat
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1148 (2020)
Spatiotemporal evolution of transboundary water conflict, cooperation, and global hydro-political relations
Han LU, Debin DU, Qinchang GUI, and Dezhong DUAN
Global warming is accelerating the reshaping of the global natural and ecological environments. Water resources conflicts are intensifying, and hydro-political relations have become one of the most urgent and complex geo-relationships that countries and the international community need to face and handle. From the pers
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1162 (2020)
Spatiotemporal change of water balance components in the inland region of Northwest China, 1998-2017
Qihang LIU, and Chang HUANG
In the recent decades, increased climate change and human activities have been affecting the spatial and temporal distribution of water resources and water balance components in the inland region of Northwest China. This study used a remote sensing cloud computing platform, Google Earth Engine (GEE), to explore the spa
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  • Publication Date: Jun. 25, 2020
  • Vol. 42 Issue 6 1175 (2020)