Applying U.S. Tools and Technologies to Spur Low-Carbon Cities in China

November 15, 2012

China is urbanizing at an astounding rate. More than 350 million rural dwellers are expected to become urbanites in the next 15 years, necessitating “one completely new San Francisco every three weeks.” As part of a joint U.S.-China initiative to address energy and environmental challenges facing urban centers in both countries, Berkeley Lab’s China Energy Group was tasked by DOE to identify and recommend best practices, tools and technologies. The group has tailored a variety of resources to help local Chinese officials turn government mandates into practical how-to guides for understanding their energy usage and reducing their carbon dioxide emissions. More>

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