China emission accounts are primarily built upon novel, robust, interdisciplinary and highly impacted academic research. CEADs team publishes in the field of energy and emission inventory compilation, emission sources and drivers, environmental input-output analysis and policy analysis.

Inventory Compilation

Zhou, Y., Shan, Y., Liu, G., & Guan, D. (2018) “Emissions and low-carbon development in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area cities and their surroundingsApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 228, Page 1683-1692 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.07.038)

Zhong, Q., Ma, J., Shen, G., Shen, H., Zhu, X., Yun, X., … & Wang, X. (2018) “Distinguishing Emission-Associated Ambient Air PM2. 5 Concentrations and Meteorological Factor-Induced FluctuationsEnvironmental science & technology [IF: 6.653], Volume 52, Page 10416-10425 (doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b02685)

Zheng, H., Shan, Y., Mi, Z., Meng, J., Ou, J., Schroeder, H., & Guan, D. (2018) “How modifications of China’s energy data affect carbon mitigation targetsEnergy Policy [IF: 4.039], Volume 116, Page 337-343 (doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2018.02.031)

Xie, W., Xiong, W., Pan, J., Ali, T., Cui, Q., Guan, D., … & Davis, S. J. (2018) “Decreases in global beer supply due to extreme drought and heatNature plants [IF: 11.471], Volume 4, Page 964 (doi: 10.1038/s41477-018-0263-1)

Xia, Y., Li, Y., Guan, D., Tinoco, D. M., Xia, J., Yan, Z., … & Huo, H. (2018) “Assessment of the economic impacts of heat waves: A case study of Nanjing, ChinaJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 171, Page 811-819 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.069)

Xia, Y., Guan, D., Meng, J., Li, Y., & Shan, Y. (2018) “Assessment of the pollution–health–economics nexus in ChinaAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics [IF: 5.509], Volume 18, Page 14433-14443 (doi: 10.5194/acp-18-14433-2018)

Tong, D., Zhang, Q., Davis, S. J., Liu, F., Zheng, B., Geng, G., … & Streets, D. G. (2018) “Targeted emission reductions from global super-polluting power plant unitsNature Sustainability [IF: 41.456], Volume 1, Page 59 (doi: 10.1038/s41893-017-0003-y)

Tian, J., Andraded, C., Lumbreras, J., Guan, D., Wang, F., & Liao, H. (2018) “Integrating Sustainability Into City-level CO2 Accounting: Social Consumption Pattern and Income DistributionEcological Economics [IF: 3.895], Volume 153, Page 1-16 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.06.019)

Yuli Shan, Dabo Guan, Heran Zheng, Jiamin Ou, Yuan Li, Jing Meng, Zhifu Mi, Zhu Liu & Qiang Zhang “China CO2 emission accounts 1997–2015Scientific data [IF: 5.311], Volume 5, Page 170201 (doi: 10.1038/sdata.2017.201)

Shan, Y., Guan, D., Meng, J., Liu, Z., Schroeder, H., Liu, J., & Mi, Z. (2018) “Rapid growth of petroleum coke consumption and its related emissions in ChinaApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 226, Page 494-502 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.06.019)

Yuli, S. , Dabo, G. , Klaus, H. , Bo, Z. , Davis, S. J. , & Lichao, J. , et al. (2018) “City-level climate change mitigation in ChinaScience advances [IF: 11.511], Volume 4, Page 0390 (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaq0390)

Ou, J., Zheng, J., Yuan, Z., Guan, D., Huang, Z., Yu, F., … & Louie, P. K. (2018) “Reconciling discrepancies in the source characterization of VOCs between emission inventories and receptor modelingScience of the Total Environment [IF: 4.610], Volume 628, Page 697-706 (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.102)

Mi, Z., Meng, J., Zheng, H., Shan, Y., Wei, Y. M., & Guan, D. (2018) “A multi-regional input-output table mapping China’s economic outputs and interdependencies in 2012Scientific data [IF: 5.311], Volume 5, Page 180155 (doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.155)

Liao, X., Zhao, X., Hall, J. W., & Guan, D. (2018) “Categorising virtual water transfers through China’s electric power sectorApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 226, Page 252-260 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.05.132)

Cai, B., Liu, H., Kou, F., Yang, Y., Yao, B., Chen, X., … & Chen, L. (2018) “Estimating perfluorocarbon emission factors for industrial rare earth metal electrolysisResources, Conservation and Recycling [IF: 5.120], Volume 136, Page 315-323 (doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.04.018)

Cai, B., Guo, H., Cao, L., Guan, D., & Bai, H. (2018) “Local strategies for China’s carbon mitigation: An investigation of Chinese city-level CO2 emissionsJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 178, Page 890-902 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.054)

Shan, Y., Zheng, H., Guan, D., Li, C., Mi, Z., Meng, J., … & Ma, Z. (2017) “Energy consumption and CO2 emissions in Tibet and its cities in 2014Earth’s Future [IF: 6.756], Volume 5, Page 854-864 (doi: 10.1002/2017EF000571)

Shan, Y., Guan, D., Liu, J., Mi, Z., Liu, Z., Liu, J., … & Zhang, Q. (2017) “Methodology and applications of city level CO2 emission accounts in ChinaJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 161, Page 1215-1225 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.075)

Hong, C., Zhang, Q., He, K., Guan, D., Li, M., Liu, F., & Zheng, B. (2017) “Variations of China’s emission estimates: response to uncertainties in energy statisticsAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics [IF: 5.509], Volume 17, Page 1227-1239 (doi: 10.5194/acp-17-1227-2017)

Xia, Y., Guan, D., Jiang, X., Peng, L., Schroeder, H., & Zhang, Q. (2016) “Assessment of socioeconomic costs to China’s air pollutionAtmospheric Environment [IF: 3.708], Volume 139, Page 147-156 (doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.036)

Steen-Olsen, K., Owen, A., Barrett, J., Guan, D., Hertwich, E. G., Lenzen, M., & Wiedmann, T. (2016) “Accounting for value added embodied in trade and consumption: an intercomparison of global multiregional input–output databasesEconomic Systems Research [IF: 4.744], Volume 28, Page 78-94 (doi: 10.1080/09535314.2016.1141751)

Shao, L., Guan, D., Zhang, N., Shan, Y., & Chen, G. Q. (2016) “Carbon emissions from fossil fuel consumption of Beijing in 2012Environmental Research Letters [IF: 4.541], Volume 11, Page 114028 (doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114028)

Shan, Y., Liu, Z., & Guan, D. (2016) “CO2 emissions from China’s lime industryApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 166, Page 245-252 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.091)

Shan, Y., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Xu, X., Shao, S., Wang, P., & Guan, D. (2016) “New provincial CO2 emission inventories in China based on apparent energy consumption data and updated emission factorsApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 742-750 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.073)

Liang, S., Qu, S., Zhu, Z., Guan, D., & Xu, M. (2016) “Income-based greenhouse gas emissions of nationsEnvironmental science & technology [IF: 6.653], Volume 51, Page 346-355 (doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02510)

Liu Z., D. Guan*, W. Wei, S. J. Davis, P. Ciais, J. Bai, S. Peng, Q. Zhang, K. Hubacek, G. Marland, R. J. Andres, D. Crawford-Brown, J. Lin, H. Zhao, C. Hong, T. A. Boden, K. Feng, G. P. Peters, F. Xi, J. Liu, Y. Li, Y. Zhao, N. Zeng and K. He (2015) “Reduced carbon emission estimates from fossil fuel combustion and cement production in ChinaNature [IF: 41.456], Volume 524, Page 335-338 (doi: 10.1038/nature14677)

Zhao H. Y., Q. Zhang, D. Guan, S. J. Davis, Z. Liu, H. Huo, J. Lin, W. Liu and K. He (2015) “Assessment of China’s virtual air pollution transport embodied in trade by a consumption-based emission inventoryAtmospheric Physics and Chemistry [IF:5.053] Volume 15, page 5443-5456 (doi:10.5194/acpd-14-25617-2014)

Shan, Y., Z. Liu and D. Guan (2015) “CO2 Emissions from China’s Lime IndustryApplied Energy [IF:5.613]  forthcoming (doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.091)

Liu, Z., K. Feng, K. Hubacek, S. Liang, L. Diaz Anadon, C. Zhang, and D. Guan (2015) “Four system boundaries for carbon accountsEcological Modelling [IF:2.321] forthcoming (doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.02.001)

Lindner, S., L. Zhu, D. Guan, G. Yong, and X. Li (2013) “CO2 Emissions from China’s Power Sector at the province level: Consumption versus Production PerspectivesRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews [IF:5.901] Volume 19, Page 164-172 (doi:

Guan D., Z. Liu, Y. Geng, S. Lindner and K. Hubacek (2012) “The gigatonne gap in China’s carbon dioxide inventoriesNature Climate Change [IF:14.547], Volume 2, Page 672–675 (doi:10.1038/nclimate1560).

Liu Z., Y. Geng S. Lindner, H. Zho, T. Fujita and D. Guan (2012) “Embodied Energy Use in China’s Industrial SectorsEnergy Policy [IF:2.575] Volume 49, Page 751-758 (

Liu, Z., Y. Geng, S. Lindner, and D. Guan (2012) “Uncovering China’s greenhouse gas emission from regional and sectoral perspectivesEnergy [IF:4.844] Volume 49, Issue 1, Page 1059-1068 (doi: 10.1016/

Emission Sources and Drivers

Xu, X., Huo, H., Liu, J., Shan, Y., Li, Y., Zheng, H., … & Ouyang, Z. (2018) “Patterns of CO2 emissions in 18 central Chinese cities from 2000 to 2014Journal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 172, Page 529-540 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.136)

Wang, J., Xi, F., Liu, Z., Bing, L., Alsaedi, A., Hayat, T., … & Guan, D. (2018) “The spatiotemporal features of greenhouse gases emissions from biomass burning in China from 2000 to 2012Journal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 181, Page 801-808 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.01.206)

Wang, J., Ni, R., Lin, J., Tan, X., Tong, D., Zhao, H., … & Huang, Y. (2018) “Socioeconomic and Atmospheric Factors Affecting Aerosol Radiative Forcing: Production-based versus Consumption-based PerspectiveAtmospheric Environment [IF: 3.708] (doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.12.012)

Shao, L., Li, Y., Feng, K., Meng, J., Shan, Y., & Guan, D. (2018) “Carbon emission imbalances and the structural paths of Chinese regionsApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 215, Page 396-404 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.01.090)

He, Q., Han, J., Guan, D., Mi, Z., Zhao, H., & Zhang, Q. (2018) “The comprehensive environmental efficiency of socioeconomic sectors in China: An analysis based on a non-separable bad output SBMJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 176, Page 1091-1110 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.220)

Guan, D., Meng, J., Reiner, D. M., Zhang, N., Shan, Y., Mi, Z., … & Davis, S. J. (2018) “Structural decline in China’s CO2 emissions through transitions in industry and energy systemsNature Geoscience [IF: 14.391], Volume 11, Page 551 (doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0161-1)

Ou, J., Meng, J., Zheng, J., Mi, Z., Bian, Y., Yu, X., … & Guan, D. (2017) “Demand-driven air pollutant emissions for a fast-developing region in ChinaApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 204, Page 131-142 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.06.112)

Mi, Z., Wei, Y. M., Wang, B., Meng, J., Liu, Z., Shan, Y., … & Guan, D. (2017) “Socioeconomic impact assessment of China’s CO2 emissions peak prior to 2030Journal of cleaner production [IF: 5.651], Volume 142, Page 2227-2236 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.11.055)

Mi, Z., Meng, J., Guan, D., Shan, Y., Liu, Z., Wang, Y., … & Wei, Y. M. (2017) “Pattern changes in determinants of Chinese emissionsEnvironmental Research Letters [IF: 4.541], Volume 12, Page 074003 (doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa69cf)

Shao, S., Yang, L., Gan, C., Cao, J., Geng, Y., & Guan, D. (2016) “Using an extended LMDI model to explore techno-economic drivers of energy-related industrial CO2 emission changes: A case study for Shanghai (China)Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews [IF: 9.184], Volume 55, Page 516-536 (doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2015.10.081)

Lyu, W., Li, Y., Guan, D., Zhao, H., Zhang, Q., & Liu, Z. (2016) “Driving forces of Chinese primary air pollution emissions: an index decomposition analysisJournal of cleaner production [IF: 5.651], Volume 133, Page 136-144 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.093)

Liang, S., Wang, H., Qu, S., Feng, T., Guan, D., Fang, H., & Xu, M. (2016) “Socioeconomic drivers of greenhouse gas emissions in the United StatesEnvironmental science & technology [IF: 6.653], Volume 50, Page 7535-7545 (doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b00872)

Jiang, X., & Guan, D. (2016) “Determinants of global CO2 emissions growthApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 1132-1141 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.142)

Hofmann, J., Guan, D., Chalvatzis, K., & Huo, H. (2016) “Assessment of electrical vehicles as a successful driver for reducing CO2 emissions in ChinaApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 995-1003 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.042)

He, Q., Jiang, X., Gouldson, A., Sudmant, A., Guan, D., Colenbrander, S., … & Zhang, Q. (2016) “Climate change mitigation in Chinese megacities: A measures-based analysis of opportunities in the residential sectorApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 769-778 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.07.112)

Zheng, B., Q. Zhang, J. Borken-Kleefeld, H. Huo, D. Guan, Z. Klimont, G. P. Peters, and K. He (2015) “How will greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles be constrained in China around 2030Applied Energy [IF:5.613] Volume 156, Page 230-240 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.07.018).

Huo, H., Q. Zhang, D. Guan, X. Su, K. He (2014) “Examining air pollution in China using production- and consumption-based emissions accounting approachesEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 48, Issue 24, Page 14139–14147 (doi: 10.1021/es503959t).

Guan, D., X. Su, Q. Zhang, G. P. Peters, Z. Liu, Y. Lei and K. He (2014) “The Socioeconomic drivers of China’s primary PM2.5 emissionsEnvironmental Research Letters [IF: 3.906], Volume 9, 024010 (doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/024010)

Chong W.H.B., D. Guan* and P. Guthrie (2012) “Comparative Analysis of Carbonization Drivers in China’s Mega-CitiesJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF:3.227] Volume 16, Issue 4, Page 564-575 (doi: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00519.x)

Feng K., K. Hubacek, Y. Siu, and D. Guan (2012) “’Analyzing Drivers of Regional Carbon Dioxide Emissions for ChinaJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF:3.227] Volume 16, Issue 4, Page 600-611 (doi: 10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00494.x)

Guan D. and T. S. Barker (2012) “Low Carbon Development in the least developed region: A case study of Guangyuan, Sichuan province, southwest ChinaNatural Hazards [IF: 1.719], Volume 62, Issue 2, Page 243-254 (doi: 10.1007/s11069-011-9993-3)

Skelton A., D. Guan*, G. P. Peters and D. Crawford-Brown (2011) “Mapping flows of embodied emissions in the global production systemEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 45, Issue 24, Page 10516-10523 (doi: 10.1021/es202313e)

Minx J. C., G. Baiocchi, G. P. Peters, C. L. Weber, D. Guan and K. Hubacek (2011). “A Carbonizing Dragon: China’s fast growing CO2 emissions revisited“. Environmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 45, Issue 21, Page 9144–9153 (doi: 10.1021/es201497m)

Guan D*., G. Peters, C. Weber, and K. Hubacek (2009) “Journey to world top emitter – an analysis of the driving forces of China’s recent emissions surge”. Geophysical Research Letters [IF: 4.196] Volume 36, L04709 (doi: 10.1029/2008GL036540).

Feng K., K. Hubacek and D. Guan (2009) “Lifestyles, technology and CO2 emissions in China: a regional comparative analysisEcological Economics [IF: 2.720], Volume 69, Page 145-154 (doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.08.007)

Guan D., K. Hubacek, C. Weber, G. Peters and D. Reiner (2008) “The drivers of Chinese CO2 emissions from 1980 to 2030Global Environmental Changes [IF: 5.089] Volume 18, Issue 4, Page 626-634 (doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2008.08.001)

Weber C., G. Peters, D. Guan and K. Hubacek (2008) “The contribution of Chinese exports to climate changeEnergy Policy [IF: 2.575], Volume 36, Page 3572-3577 (doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2008.06.009)

Peters G., C. Weber, D. Guan and K. Hubacek (2007) “China’s growing CO2 emissions – A race between lifestyle changes and efficiency gainsEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 41, Issue 17, Page 5939-5944. (doi: 10.1021/es070108f S0013-936X(07)00108-3).

Environmental Extended Input-output Analysis

Wang, Z., Meng, J., Zheng, H., Shao, S., Wang, D., Mi, Z., & Guan, D. (2018) “Temporal change in India’s imbalance of carbon emissions embodied in international tradeApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 231, Page 914-925 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.172)

Pappas, D., Chalvatzis, K. J., Guan, D., & Ioannidis, A. (2018) “Energy and carbon intensity: A study on the cross-country industrial shift from China to India and SE AsiaApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 225, Page 183-194 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.04.132)

Meng, J., Zhang, Z., Mi, Z., Anadon, L. D., Zheng, H., Zhang, B., … & Guan, D. (2018) “The role of intermediate trade in the change of carbon flows within ChinaEnergy Economics [IF: 4.963], Volume 76, Page 303-312 (doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2018.10.009)

Meng, J., Mi, Z., Zheng, J., Zheng, H., Li, X., Coffman, D. M., … & Guan, D. (2018) “Carbon emissions of cities from a consumption perspectiveApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 235, Page 509-518 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.137)

Meng, J., Mi, Z., Guan, D., Li, J., Tao, S., Li, Y., … & Zhang, Q. (2018) “The rise of South–South trade and its effect on global CO2 emissionsNature communications [IF: 12.353], Volume 9, Page 1871 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04337-y)

Meng, J., Liu, J., Yi, K., Yang, H., Guan, D., Liu, Z., … & Shen, H. (2018) “Origin and Radiative Forcing of Black Carbon Aerosol: Production and Consumption PerspectivesEnvironmental science & technology [IF: 6.653], Volume 52, Page 6380-6389 (doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01873)

Jiang, X., Guan, D., & López, L. A. (2018) “The global CO2 emission cost of geographic shifts in international sourcingEnergy Economics [IF: 4.963], Volume 73, Page 122-134 (doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2018.05.015)

Chen, Z. M., Ohshita, S., Lenzen, M., Wiedmann, T., Jiborn, M., Chen, B., … & Chen, G. (2018) “Consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions accounting with capital stock change highlights dynamics of fast-developing countriesNature communications [IF: 12.353], Volume 9, Page 3581 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05905-y)

Zhang, Q., Jiang, X., Tong, D., Davis, S. J., Zhao, H., Geng, G., … & Ni, R. (2017) “Transboundary health impacts of transported global air pollution and international tradeNature [IF: 41.577], Volume 543, Page 705 (doi: 10.1038/nature21712)

Shao, L., Guan, D., Wu, Z., Wang, P., & Chen, G. Q. (2017) “Multi-scale input-output analysis of consumption-based water resources: Method and applicationJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 164, Page 338-346 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.06.117)

Mi, Z., Meng, J., Guan, D., Shan, Y., Song, M., Wei, Y. M., … & Hubacek, K. (2017) “Chinese CO2 emission flows have reversed since the global financial crisisNature communications [IF: 12.353], Volume 8, Page 1712 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01820-w)

Meng, J., Mi, Z., Yang, H., Shan, Y., Guan, D., & Liu, J. (2017) “The consumption-based black carbon emissions of China’s megacitiesJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 161, Page 1275-1282 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.02.185)

Jiang, X., & Guan, D. (2017) “The global CO 2 emissions growth after international crisis and the role of international tradeEnergy Policy [IF: 4.039], Volume 109, Page 734-746 (doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2017.07.058)

Zhao, H., Zhang, Q., Huo, H., Lin, J., Liu, Z., Wang, H., … & He, K. (2016) “Environment-economy tradeoff for Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei’s exportsApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 926-935 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.04.038)

Serrano, A., Guan, D., Duarte, R., & Paavola, J. (2016) “Virtual water flows in the EU27: A consumption‐based approachJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF: 4.356], Volume 20, Page 547-558 (doi: 10.1111/jiec.12454)

Mi, Z., Zhang, Y., Guan, D., Shan, Y., Liu, Z., Cong, R., … & Wei, Y. M. (2016) “Consumption-based emission accounting for Chinese citiesApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 1073-1081 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.094)

Meng, J., Liu, J., Xu, Y., Guan, D., Liu, Z., Huang, Y., & Tao, S. (2016) “Globalization and pollution: tele-connecting local primary PM2.5 emissions to global consumptionProc. R. Soc. A [IF: 2.464], Volume 472, Page 20160380 (doi: 10.1098/rspa.2016.0380)

Liu, Z., Davis, S. J., Feng, K., Hubacek, K., Liang, S., Anadon, L. D., … & Guan, D. (2016) “Targeted opportunities to address the climate–trade dilemma in ChinaNature Climate Change [IF: 19.181], Volume 6, Page 201 (doi: 10.1038/nclimate2800)

Lin, J., Tong, D., Davis, S., Ni, R., Tan, X., Pan, D., … & Zhang, Q. (2016) “Global climate forcing of aerosols embodied in international tradeNature Geoscience [IF: 14.391], Volume 9, Page 790 (doi: 10.1038/NGEO2798)

Li, Y., Meng, J., Liu, J., Xu, Y., Guan, D., Tao, W., … & Tao, S. (2016) “Interprovincial reliance for improving air quality in China: a case study on black carbon aerosolEnvironmental science & technology [IF: 6.653], Volume 50, Page 4118-4126 (doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05989)

Jiang, X., Chen, Q., Guan, D., Zhu, K., & Yang, C. (2016) “Revisiting the global net carbon dioxide emission transfers by international trade: the impact of trade heterogeneity of ChinaJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF: 4.356], Volume 20, Page 506-514 (doi: 10.1111/jiec.12404)

Guan, D., Shan, Y., Liu, Z., & He, K. (2016) “Performance assessment and outlook of China’s emission-trading schemeEngineering [IF: 2.667], Volume 2, Page 398-401 (doi: 10.1016/j.eng.2016.04.016)

Arce, G., López, L. A., & Guan, D. (2016) “Carbon emissions embodied in international trade: The post-China eraApplied energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 1063-1072 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.05.084)

Liu, Z., S.J. Davis, K. Feng, K. Hubacek, S. Liang, L. D. Anadon, B. Chen, J. Liu, J. Yan and D. Guan (2015) “Targeted opportunities to address the climate-trade dilemma in ChinaNature Climate Change [IF:14.547], forthcoming (doi:10.1038/nclimate2800).

Jiang X, D. Guan, J. Zhang, K. Zhu, C. Green (2015). Firm ownership, China’s export related emissions, and the responsibility issue. Energy Economics [IF: 2.708] Volume 51, Page 466-74 (doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2015.08.014)

Liu J., D. Zhao, P.W. Gerbens-Leenes, D. Guan. (2015) “China’s rising hydropower demand challenges water sector”. Scientific Reports. [IF:5.053] Volume 5, Article number: 11446 (doi:10.1038/srep11446).

Zhao, X., J. Liu, Q. Liu, M. R. Tillotson, D. Guan, K. Hubacek (2015) “Physical and virtual water transfers for regional water stress alleviation in ChinaProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) [IF: 9.674], Volume 112, Issue 4, Page 1031-1035 (doi:10.1073/pnas.1404130112)

Jiang X., Q. Zhang, H. Zhao, G. Geng, L. Peng, D. Guan, H. Kan, H. Huo, J. Lin, M. Brauer, R. V. Martin, K. He (2015) “Revealing the hidden health costs embodied in Chinese exportsEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 49, Issue 7, Page 4381–4388 (doi: 10.1021/es506121s)

Jiang, X., Q. Chen, D. Guan*, K. Zhu and C. Yang (2015) “Revisiting the global net CO2 emissions transfers: the impact of the heterogeneity-of-trade modeJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF:3.227] forthcoming

Liu, W., X. Li, H. Liu, Z. Tang, and D. Guan (2015) “Estimating inter-regional trade flows in China: A sector-specific statistical modelJournal of Geographical Sciences [IF: 1.344] Volume 25, Issue 10, Page 1247-1263 (doi: 10.1007/s11442-015-1231-6)

Meng, J., Liu, J., Xu, Y., Tao, S., (2015). “Tracing Primary PM2.5 emissions via Chinese supply chains“. Environmental Research Letters [IF: 3.906],Volume 10, 054005.(doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/5/054005)

Meng, J., Liu, J., Guo, S., Huang, Y., Tao, S., (2015). The impact of domestic and foreign trade on energy-related PM emissions in Beijing. Applied Energy [IF:5.613]. In Press (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.09.082).

Lindner, S. and D. Guan (2014) “A hybrid-unit energy input-output model to evaluate embodied energy and life cycle emissions for China’s EconomyJournal of Industrial Ecology [IF:3.227] Volume 18, Issue 2, Page 201-211 (doi: 10.1111/jiec.12119)

Guan D., K. Hubacek; H. Zhao, W. Liu; Z. Liu; S. Liang, M. Tillotson (2014) “Lifting China’s Water SpellEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330] Volume 48, Issue 19, Page 11048–11056 (doi: 10.1021/es501379n)

Lin J., D. Pan, S. J. Davis, Q. Zhang, K. He, C. Wang, D. Streets, D. J. Wuebbles and D. Guan (2014) “China’s international trade and air pollution in the United StatesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) [IF: 9.674], Volume 111, Issue 5, Page 1736-1741 (doi:10.1073/pnas.1312860111) The paper has received extensive international attentions and been reported by mainstream media such as Wall Street Journals, CNN, Guardians and Washington Post (see section on “In the press”). The paper was awarded for the PNAS Cozzarelli Prize 2014.

Dietzenbacher, E., M. Lenzen, B. Los, D. Guan, M. L. Lahr, F. Sanchoe, S. Suh and C. Yang (2013) “Input-Output Analysis: The Next 25 YearsEconomic Systems Research [IF: 3.605] Volume 25, Issue 4, Page 369-389 (doi:10.1080/09535314.2013.846902)

Jacques, D. A., D. Guan, Y. Geng, B. Xue, and X. Wang (2013) “Inter-provincial clean development mechanism in China: A case study of the solar PV sectorEnergy Policy [IF:2.575] Volume 57, Page 454-461 (doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.02.019)

Lindner, S., J. Legault and D. Guan* (2013) “Disaggregating the electricity sector of china’s input-output table for improved environmental life-cycle assessmentEconomic Systems Research [IF: 3.605]. Volume 25, Issue 3, Page 300-320 (doi: 10.1080/09535314.2012.746646). This paper has been award the Leontief Prize 2012 by International Input-Output Association.

Li J., D. Crawford-Brown, M. Syddall and D. Guan (2013) “Modelling Imbalanced Economic Recovery Following a Natural Disaster Using Input-Output AnalysisRisk Analysis [IF: 1.974], Volume 33, Issue 10, Page 1908–1923 (doi: 10.1111/risa.12040)

Crawford-Brown D., M. Syddall1, D. Guan, J. Hall, J. Li, K. Jenkins and R. Beaven (2013) “Vulnerability of London’s Economy to Climate Change: Sensitivity to Production LossJournal of Environmental Protection, Volume 4, Page 548-563 (doi: 10.4236/jep.2013.46064)

Meng B., J. Xue, K. Feng, D. Guan and X. Fu (2013) “China’s inter-regional spillover of carbon emissions and domestic supply chainsEnergy Policy [IF:2.575] Volume 61, Page 1305-1321  (doi: j.enpol.2013.05.108)

Feng K., K. Hubacek, Y. Siu, and D. Guan (2012) “Assessing Regional Virtual Water Flows and Water Footprints in the Yellow River Basin, China: a consumption based approach”. Applied Geography [IF: 2.494], Volume 32, Issue 2, Page 691-701 (doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2011.08.004)

Lindner, S., J. Legault and D. Guan* (2012) “Disaggregating input-output models with incomplete informationEconomic Systems Research [IF: 3.605] Volume 24, Issue 4, Page 329-347 (doi:10.1080/09535314.2012. 689954)

Feng, K., K. Hubacek, Y. L. Siu, J. Minx, A. Chapagain, Y. Yu, D. Guan and J. Barrett (2011) “Spatially Explicit Analysis of Water Footprints in the UKWater [IF:1.428], Volume 3, Page 47-63 (doi:10.3390/w3010047)

Yu, Y., Hubacek, K. Feng and D. Guan (2010) “Assessing Regional and Global Water Footprints for the UKEcological Economics [IF: 2.720], Volume 69, Page 1140-1147 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.12.008)

Wiedmann. T., R. Wood, J. Minx, M. Lenzen, D. Guan and R. Harris (2010) “A Climate Footprint Time Series of the UK – Results from a Multi-Region Input-Output ModelEconomic Systems Research [IF: 3.605] Volume 22, Issue 1 Page 19-42 (doi: 10.1080/09535311003612591)

Minx. J., T. Wiedmann, R. Wood, G. Peter, M. Lenzen, A. Owen, K. Scott, J. Barrett, K. Hubacek, G. Baiocchi, A. Paul, E. Dawkins, J. Briggs, D. Guan, S. Suh and F. Ackermann (2009) “Input-Output Analysis and Carbon Footprinting: An overview of applicationsEconomic Systems Research [IF: 3.605] Volume 21, Issue 3, Page 187-216 (doi: 10.1080/09535310903541298)

Hubacek K., D. Guan, J. Barrett and T. Wiedmann (2009) “Environmental implications of urbanisation and lifestyle change in China: Ecological and Water FootprintsJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 3.844] Volume 17, Issue 14, Page 1241-1248 (doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2009.03.011).

Guan D. and K. Hubacek (2008) “A new integrated hydro-economic accounting and analytical framework for water resource consumption: A case study for North ChinaJournal of Environmental Management [IF: 2.723], Volume 88, Issue 4, Page 1300-1313 (doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2007.07.010). This paper was awarded the runner up of the Leontief Prize 2007 by International Input-Output Association.

Guan D. and K. Hubacek (2007) “Assessment of regional trade and virtual water flows in ChinaEcological Economics [IF:2.720], Volume 61, Issue 1, Page 159-170 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2006.02.022)

Policy Analysis

Christiana Figueres, Corinne Le Quéré, Anand Mahindra, Oliver Bäte, Gail Whiteman, Glen Peters & Dabo Guan (2018) “Emissions are still rising: ramp up the cutsNature [IF: 41.456], Volume 564, Page 27-30 (doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07585-6)

Yang, H., Liu, J., Jiang, K., Meng, J., Guan, D., Xu, Y., & Tao, S. (2018) “Multi-objective analysis of the co-mitigation of CO2 and PM2.5 pollution by China’s iron and steel industryJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 185, Page 331-341 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.092)

Zhifu Mi, Jiali Zheng, Jing Meng, Yuli Shan, Heran Zheng, Jiamin Ou, Dabo Guan, Yi‐Ming Wei “China’s energy consumption in the new normalEarth’s Future [IF: 4.594] (doi: 10.1029/2018EF000840)

Mi, Z., Meng, J., Green, F., Coffman, D. M., & Guan, D. (2018) “China’s “exported carbon” peak: patterns, drivers, and implicationsGeophysical Research Letters [IF: 4.339], Volume 45, Page 4309-4318 (doi: 10.1029/2018GL077915)

Mi, Z. , Guan, D. , Liu, Z. , Liu, J. , Viguié, Vincent, & Fromer, N. , et al. (2018) “Cities: the core of climate change mitigationJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651] (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.034)

Li, Y., Guan, D., Tao, S., Wang, X., & He, K. (2018) “A review of air pollution impact on subjective well-being: Survey versus visual psychophysicsJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 184, Page 959-968 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.02.296)

Chen, Y., Shen, H., Smith, K. R., Guan, D., Chen, Y., Shen, G., … & Tao, S. (2018) “Estimating household air pollution exposures and health impacts from space heating in rural ChinaEnvironment international [IF: 7.297], Volume 119, Page 117-124 (doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.04.054)

Wiedenhofer, D., Guan, D., Liu, Z., Meng, J., Zhang, N., & Wei, Y. M. (2017) “Unequal household carbon footprints in ChinaNature Climate Change [IF: 19.181], Volume 7, Page 75 (doi: 10.1038/nclimate3165)

Mi, Z. F., Wei, Y. M., Tang, B. J., Cong, R. G., Yu, H., Cao, H., & Guan, D. (2017) “Risk assessment of oil price from static and dynamic modelling approachesApplied Economics [IF: 0.906], Volume 49, Page 929-939 (doi: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1208359)

Mendoza-Tinoco, D., Guan, D., Zeng, Z., Xia, Y., & Serrano, A. (2017) “Flood footprint of the 2007 floods in the UK: The case of the Yorkshire and The Humber regionJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 168, Page 655-667 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.09.016)

Managi, S., & Guan, D. (2017) “Multiple disasters management: Lessons from the Fukushima triple eventsEconomic Analysis and Policy [IF: 3.456], Volume 53, Page 114-122 (doi: 10.1016/j.eap.2016.12.002)

Guan D (2017) “An index of inequality in ChinaNature Energy [IF: 46.859], Volume 2, Page 774 (doi: 10.1038/s41560-017-0013-z)

Xi, F., Davis, S. J., Ciais, P., Crawford-Brown, D., Guan, D., Pade, C., … & Bing, L. (2016) “Substantial global carbon uptake by cement carbonationNature geoscience [IF: 14.391], Volume 9, Page 880 (doi: 10.1038/ngeo2840)

Wang, Z., Zhang, B., & Guan, D. (2016) “Take responsibility for electronic-waste disposalNature News [IF: 41.456], Volume 536, Page 23 (doi: 10.1038/536023a)

Orlins, S., & Guan, D. (2016) “China’s toxic informal e-waste recycling: local approaches to a global environmental problemJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 5.651], Volume 114, Page 71-80 (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.05.090)

Liu, Z., Feng, K., Davis, S. J., Guan, D., Chen, B., Hubacek, K., & Yan, J. (2016) “Understanding the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and the implication for achieving climate change mitigation targetsApplied Energy [IF: 7.900], Volume 184, Page 737-741 (doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.10.110)

Jeuken, A., Bouwer, L., Burzel, A., Bosello, F., Decian, E., Garote, L., … & Foudi, S. (2016) “EU-wide economic valuation of adaptatio to climate change

Coates, G., Wright, N., McGuinness, M., Guan, D., Harries, T., & McEwen, L. (2016) “SESAME: Exploring small businesses’ behaviour to enhance resilience to floodingEDP Sciences [IF: 1.456], Volume 7, Page 08011 (doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/20160708011)

Liu, Z., D. Guan, S. Moore, H. Lee, J. Su and Q. Zhang (2015) “Steps to China’s carbon peakNature [IF: 41.456], Volume 522, Page 279-281 (doi:10.1038/522279a)

Orlins S. and D. Guan* (2015) “China’s toxic informal e-waste recycling: local approaches to a global environmental problemJournal of Cleaner Production [IF: 3.844] forthcoming (doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.05.090)

Guan, D., S. Klasen, K. Hubacek, K. Feng, Z. Liu, K. He, Y. Geng and Q. Zhang (2014) “Determinants of Stagnating Carbon Intensity in ChinaNature Climate Change [IF:14.547] Volume 4, Issue 11, Page 1017–1023  (doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2388)

Liu Z., D. Guan, D. Crawford-Brown, Q. Zhang, K. He and J. Liu (2013) “Energy Policy: A low-carbon roadmap for ChinaNature [IF: 41.456], Volume 500, Page 143 – 145 (doi:10.1038/500143a).

Feng K., S. J. Davis, X. Li, , L. Sun, D. Guan W. Liu, L. Zhu and K. Hubacek (2013) “Outsourcing CO2 within ChinaProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) [IF: 9.674] Volume 110, Issue 28, Page 11654–11659 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1219918110)

Jiang Y., F. K. S. Chan, J. Holden, Y. Zhao and D. Guan (2013) “China’s water management – challenges and solutionsEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal [IF: 1.258]. Volume 12, Issue 7, Page 1311-1321

Chen Q., C. Kang, Q. Xia, D. Guan (2011) “Preliminary Exploration on Low-Carbon Technology Roadmap of China’s Power Sector”. Energy [IF:4.844] Volume 36, Issue 3, Page 1500-12 (doi:10.1016/

Feng, K., K. Hubacek, D. Guan, M. Contestabile, J. Minx and J. Barrett (2010) “Distributional Effects of Climate Change Taxation: The case of the UKEnvironmental Science & Technology [IF: 5.330], Volume 44, Issue 10, Page 3670-3676 (doi: 10.1021/es902974g)