Hidden greenhouse gas emissions for water utilities in China’s cities

This paper explores how emissions from water utilities in China need more sophisticated accounting.

June 2017, Journal of Cleaner Production 162

Qian Zhanga*, Jun Nakatania, Tao Wangb, Chunyan Chaic, Yuichi Moriguchia

a Department of Urban Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

b Circular Economy Research Institute, Tongji University, Yangpu, Shanghai 200092, China

c State Key Laboratory of Urban Water Resource and Environment, Harbin Institute of 8 Technology, Nangang, Harbin 150090, China

Hidden greenhouse gas emissions for water utilities in China’s cities