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Atmospheric Modeling of Pollutant Concentrations

Yuxuan Wang

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Pollutant concentrations near the surface of the earth are of central concern in protecting public health, agricultural productivity, and ecosystems. This chapter discusses the results of a ... More


Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, ... More


The Economics of Environmental Policies in China

Jing Cao, Mun S. Ho, and Dale W. Jorgenson

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter recaps the book's overall objective, which has been to develop a methodology for analyzing environmental policies that recognizes the main elements of the complex web of interactions ... More


An Anthropogenic Emission Inventory of Primary Air Pollutants in China for 2005 and 2010

Yu Zhao, Wei Wei, and Yu Lei

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

More recently, under pressure to abate carbon emissions, the Chinese government has begun exploring the implications of implementing a carbon tax on fossil fuels. This chapter seeks to evaluate and ... More


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