This report evaluates the energy requirements of urban water supply from all potential source water types (including surface water, groundwater, inter-basin transfer and unconventional water resources such as desalination and reclamation). Based on scenario studies, it also provides...
This report applies scenario analysis to depict three pathways for Chengdu after evaluating its status quo of energy consumption and carbon emissions, including the baseline scenario, policy scenario and blueprint scenario. It reveals the mitigation potential and measures in key fields and...
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Update: 9/30/14: This article has been updated to include information about where the Tongxin Doudou videos have been broadcasted since their launch. This article also previously stated that 22.2% of fine particulate matter in Beijing comes from vehicle emissions.
As an important port city in northern China, Qingdao has been a key business hub over the past century, and is becoming even more influential as China emerges as a new commercial center of the world.
Fueled by rapid motorization and urbanization, adverse impacts from the growing urban transport sector in Beijing are looming large.
While bus rapid transit (BRT) has been most widely implemented in Latin America, Asian cities are emerging as the next great market for BRT.
In the past five years, China has become the world’s fastest growing market for bus rapid transit (BRT).
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EMBARQ, the sustainable transport and urban development program of the World Resources Institute (WRI), is pleased to announce the launch of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.