Sustainability Science Program

Chao Zhang

Chao Zhang

Period at SSP: Fall 2012-Spring 2013; Fall-2013-2014 (non-resident)
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: Case study on water-energy nexus in Chins: Water-carbon trade-off for China’s thermal power industry
Faculty host at SSP: Henry Lee
Final SSP progress report on file: Progress report
Most recent institutional appointment on file: Tongji University, School of Economics and Management
Most recent email on file:
Most recent websites on file: Website
Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: January 6, 2015



Zhang, Chao and Laura Diaz Anadon. 2014. A multi-regional input-output analysis of domestic virtual water trade and provincial water footprint in China. Ecological Economics. 100: 159-172, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2014.02.006.

Zhang, Chao, Laura Diaz Anadon, Hongpin Mo, Zhongnan Zhao, and Zhu Liu. 2014. Water−carbon trade-off in China’s coal power industry. Environmental Science and Technology 48(19): 11082–11089, DOI: 10.1021/es5026454.


Murthy, Sharmila, Laura Pereira, Alicia Harley, Daniel Shemie, Eunjee Lee, Patricia Guardabassi, Chao Zhang, and Scott Moore. 2013. The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Helping Decision-Makers Meet Food, Energy and Water (FEW) Needs. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-02, November. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Zhang, Chao and Laura Diaz Anadon. 2013. Life cycle water use of energy production and its environmental impacts in China, Environmental Science and Technology, 47(24):14459-14467. DOI: 10.1021/es402556x.

Zhang, Chao, M. Bruce Beck, and Jining Chen. 2013. Gauging the impact of global trade on China’s local environmental burden. Journal of Cleaner Production. 54: 270-281.