Sustainability Science Program

Zhu Liu

Zhu Liu

Period at SSP: Fall 2013 - Spring 2014
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: A low-carbon pathway for China’s sustainable development
Faculty host at SSP: Henry Lee
Final SSP progress report on file: Progess report
Most recent institutional appointment on file: Sustainability Science Program
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: March 5, 2015



Okadera, Tomohiro , Yong Geng, Tsuyoshi Fujita, Huijuan Dong, Zhu Liu, Noboru Yoshida, Takaaki Kanazawa. 2015. Evaluating the water footprint of the energy supply of Liaoning Province, China: A regional input-output analysis approach. Energy Policy. 78:148-157, DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2014.12.029.


Feng, Kuishuang, Klaus Hubacek, Laixiang Suna, Zhu Liu. 2014. Consumption-based CO2 accounting of China’s megacities: The case of Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and Chongqing. Ecological Indicators.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.04.045.

Guan, Dabo, Stephan Klasen, Klaus Hubacek, Kuishuang Feng, Zhu Liu, Kebin He, Yong Geng, Qiang Zhang. 2014. Determinants of stagnating carbon intensity in China. Nature Climate Change 4: 1017-1023, doi:10.1038/nclimate2388.

Guan, Dabo, Xin Su, Qiang Zhang, Glen P Peters, Zhu Liu, Yu Lei, and Kebin He. 2014. The socioeconomic drivers of China’s primary PM2.5 emissions. Environmental Research Letters. 9(2):024010.

Liang, Sai, Zhu Liu, Douglas Crawford-Brown, Yafei Wang, and Ming Xu. 2014. Decoupling analysis and socioeconomic drivers of environmental pressure in China. Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1021/es4042429.

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.


Guan, Dabo and Zhu Liu. 2013. Tracing Back the Smog:  Source Analysis and Control Strategies for PM2.5  Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei. Beijing, China: China Environment Press.

Liu, Zhu, Dabo Guan, Douglas Crawford-Brown, Qiang Zhang, Kebin He, and Jianguo Liu. 2013. Energy policy: A low-carbon road map for China, Nature500: 143–145, doi:10.1038/500143a.