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07 December 2018

50 climate solutions from Chinese cities

This publication is an overview of best practices from cities taking action on climate change, highlights case studies where cities in China have embraced means of ensuring more sustainable and climate-resilient growth. The solutions include reducing energy consumption, improving waste management, promoting green spaces, as well as introducing clean-fuel vehicles and public transport....

50 Climate Solutions from Cities in the People’s Republic of China

Publication | November 2018 This publication showcases 50 innovative case studies from cities in the People’s Republic of China that are mitigating against and adapting to climate change.   Solutions being implemented in these cities are proving that reducing carbon dioxide emissions and protecting the environment need not sacrifice economic prosperity. This publication is an initiative of the Asian Development Bank to support efforts of the People’s Republic of China to address climate change and showcase innovations in low-carbon city development. The sharing of these examples could inspire other cities and drive further innovation. Contents Introduction: City Projects for Climate Action in the PRC Energy Qinhuangdao, Hebei: Passive Buildings Deliver Decarbonization and Improve Living Standards Wuzhong, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region: Solar Micro Grids Provide Green Energy and Fight Poverty Hanchuan, Hubei: Combining Solar Power and Organic Farming Qingdao, Shandong: District Heating and Cooling Powered by Air, Ground, and Waste Qingdao, Shandong: Rooftop Solar Energy Cuts Costs and Carbon Shijiazhuang, Hebei: Maximizing Energy Recovery at Wastewater Treatment Facility Datong, Shanxi: Panda Power: Turning the Sun into Fun Guangzhou, Guangdong: Public Sector Leading the Charge with Energy Improvements Chongqing: River Water Keeping Chongqing Ice Cool Guangzhou, Guangdong: E-Commerce Era Brings Green Growth Opportunities Beijing: Innovative Technology Brings Near Zero Energy Building Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region: Winds of Change for...

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