We develop global renewable energy trade networks (GRETNs) during 2000–2018 and explore the patterns and determinants based on bilateral trade data. Global renewable energy trade network in 2018 Author: Qi Zhang Updated: February 2024
This study investigates the hidden linkages among concurrent payments for ecosystem services programs. Major findings & conclusions:
Multiple conservation programs are often implemented in same area(s) or involved same recipients.
ABM-CALM: Agent-Based Model for Cropland Abandonment and Labor Migration Overview of ABM-CALM. This paper presents reserach on the development and application of ABM-CALM that simulates bidirectional social-ecological feedbacks.
This study designed a choice experiment to analyze tourists' preferences for recreational ecosystem services in the Yangtze River Delta (China). Study site within the region of Yangtze River Delta Author: Qi Zhang Updated: October 2023
Reforestation Policy & Rural Livelihoods
Income inequality is a critical issue of socio-economic development, particularly in rural areas where forest-dependent people are often vulnerable to the intervention of forest policies. This study investigates income distribution and inequality of rural households influenced by China’s largest reforestation policy, the Congversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP).
This research investigates the effects of labor market distortion on sulfur dioxide emission in China.
Dataset: statistics for 283 cities. Study period: 2003-2015. Mechanisms: suppressing technological progress, hindering the upgrading of industrial structure, and reducing the efficiency of energy use.
This article belongs to the Special Issue Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Forest Ecosystems hosted by Dr. Eve Bohnett and Prof. Li An from San Diego State University. Author: Qi Zhang Updated: January 2023