Special Issue "Advances in Urban Spatial Planning and Carbon Emission"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental Earth Science and Medical Geology".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2022 | Viewed by 2245
Interests: remote sensing; geographic information science; urban spatial planning
Interests: geographic information science; urban spatial planning; spatial modeling and analysis
Interests: geographic information science; urban spatial planning; land use change and carbon
Interests: geographic information science; urban sustainability; land use change modeling
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Global warming represents a significant and increasingly more serious challenge for humanity and the planet. The global average surface temperature increased by about 0.85 °C from 1880 to 2012, and the main factor was the emission of human-made greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide represents the largest amount of greenhouse gases and has the greatest impact on the environment. Fundamentally, carbon dioxide is a byproduct of economic activity. Since the majority of economic activity happens in an urban setting, measures should be implemented to build a low-carbon city. Urban spatial planning is an efficient way to reduce urban carbon emissions and realize carbon neutrality. This Special Issue seeks to publish papers (original research and reviews) that report associations and findings on how the urban spatial pattern has influenced carbon emission and how to build a low-carbon city by urban spatial planning. In addition, papers on how to monitor and calculate urban carbon emissions by remote sensing, the Internet of Things, and simulation and analysis of urban carbon emission by Artificial Intelligence and Geographic Information System technology are welcomed.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Urban planning for carbon neutrality;
- Transportation and energy consumption;
- Urban carbon emission monitoring and calculation;
- Simulation and analysis of urban carbon dynamics;
- Carbon sources and carbon sinks in urban and rural areas;
- Policies and optimization path of carbon neutrality;
- Green building and low-carbon city;
- Land use/cover change and carbon emission.
Prof. Dr. Qianxin Wang
Prof. Dr. Xiaoping Liu
Prof. Dr. Honghui Zhang
Dr. Guohua Hu
Manuscript Submission Information
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- urban planning
- low-carbon city
- energy consumption
- greenhouse gas
- carbon emission
- carbon neutrality
- carbon footprint
- carbon sources
- carbon sinks