The United States and China are the top two energy consumers in the world. As a consequence, they are also the top two emitters of numerous air pollutants which have local, regional, and global impacts. Urbanization has led to serious air pollution problems in U.S. and Chinese cities; although U.S. cities continues to face challenges, the lessons they have learned in managing energy use and air quality are relevant to the Chinese experience. This book summarizes current trends, profiles two U.S. and two Chinese cities, and recommends key actions to enable each country to continue to improve urban air quality.... of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Energy Foundation, and the Ford Motor Company for their financial support of this project. ... Traffic Direction and Control Center; the Dalian Environmental Monitoring Center; the CAS Institute of Chemical Physics; ... On the U.S. side, we wish to thank Lee Schipper and Wei-Shiuen Ng of EMBARQ; Dale Evarts of the U.S. EPA; Todd Johnson andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution:|
|Author||:||Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Engineering, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Committee on Energy Futures and Air Pollution in Urban China and the United States, National Research Council, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2008-01-22|