Bing Xue

Bing Xue
Chinese Academy of Sciences | CAS · Institute of Applied Ecology

PhD in Human Geography

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101 Research Items
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Additional affiliations
January 2014 - present
IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam
Position
  • Research Associate
Description
  • Energy Transition
November 2011 - present
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Industrial Ecology & Sustainability
July 2009 - November 2011
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Assistant Professor in Industrial Ecology, Circular Economy and Sustainability
Education
September 2005 - July 2009
College of Earth & Environmenal Sciences, Lanzhou University
Field of study
  • Human Geography (Regional Sustainability)
September 1999 - August 2005
College of Earth & Environmenal Sciences, Lanzhou University
Field of study
  • Geography Science

Publications

Publications (155)
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Wind power can help ensure regional energy security and also mitigate both global greenhouse gas and local air pollutant emissions, leading to co-benefits. With rapid installation of wind power equipment, it is critical to uncover the embodied emissions of greenhouse gas and air pollutants from wind power sector so that emission mitigation costs ca...
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a b s t r a c t With rapid industrialization in China, both resource scarcity and resources efficiency have challenged the country's sustainable development. Under such circumstance, circular economy should be adopted as a national development strategy. However, due to a lack of understanding current barriers on implementing circular economy, it is...
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Objectives Spatial equity is one of the essential indicators to measure service capacity of pharmacies. Previous studies have measured spatial equity of pharmacies by comparing pharmacy density, without explicitly incorporating any measures of spatial dimension. Data used in the past made it difficult to investigate pharmacies comprehensively withi...
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Evaluating the embodied environmental impact of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology has been an important topic in addressing the sustainable development of renewable energy. While monetization of environmental externality is a remaining issue, which should be carried out in order to allow for an easy-to-understand comparison between direct economic...
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Slowing down climate change and mitigating green house gas (GHG) emissions require global effort and cooperation. This chapter presents fundamental aspects of the global energy system and uses China and Germany experiences to show synergies, workable solutions, and recommendations for cooperation. China and Germany are the world's second and fourth...
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Key ecological function areas are not only recognized as the critical subject for national and global ecosystem protection, but also the crucial hinterland for maintaining the livelihood of local residents. Studies on livelihood resilience contribute to better understand the adaptation strategies and development needs of poor and highly vulnerable...
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The first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is intended to eradicate multi-dimensional poverty globally. The same multidimensional poverty indices for India and the Middle East/Africa in 2020 indicate that 10–14 years are still required to reach the level of China’s poverty eradication. Using machine learning, spatial statistics, and a scenario an...
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The quantitative and qualitative assessment of post-disaster vegetation damage and recovery in the core area of the Wenchuan earthquake is of great significance for the restoration and reconstruction of natural ecosystems and the construction of human settlements in China. This study used time series analysis to determine the time of MODIS data and...
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The scientific evaluation and identification of the relationship between urban comprehensive carrying capacity (UCC) and urbanization in Northeast China under serious urban shrinkage is an important basis for realizing the all-around revitalization of the region. Using a panel data set of 34 prefecture-level cities with six nonshrinking cities and...
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Public environmental cognition is an important basis for optimizing environmental management and reducing tensions between humans and land. Although the level of environmental cognition is a gradual process under normal conditions, it often changes qualitatively because of major public emergencies. During the 2019 new coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19...
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Mental health is a major public health issue that affects social development. This study aims to explore the psychological state of residents of Hainan Island and its influencing factors during the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide a scientific basis for the formulation of psychological counseling measures to be used after the pandemic. We used the...
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In order to formulate policies to control regional air pollution and promote sustainable human–land system development, it is crucial to study the space–time distribution of air pollution and the population exposure risk. Existing studies are limited to individual fine particulate pollutants, which does not fully reflect the comprehensiveness of ai...
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This paper aims to identify effective mechanisms for government poverty alleviation measures based on the livelihood sustainability of farm households in Southern Shaanxi province, China. The paper utilizes data from 414 farm households, collected through field observations and in-depth interviews in 24 rural communes in Qinba Mountain Area of Shaa...
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Urbanization can lead to changes in urban morphology that alter the urban thermal environment and energy demand. Improving urban ventilation can alleviate the urban heat island effect and reduce urban energy demand. We categorized the ventilation conditions of 31 major cities in China into four levels based on the frontal area index and presented t...
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The representation of landform element varies over multiple scales, or multiresolution digital elevation model (DEM) and its derivatives. When more details of land surfaces are available to be characterized based on the existing high spatial resolution elevation products, the influence of scale variation might become more significant. This poses a...
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PM2.5 is unanimously considered to be an important indicator of air quality. Sustained rainfall is a kind of typical but complex rainfall process in southern China with an uncertain duration and intervals. During sustained rainfall, the variation of PM2.5 concentrations in hour-level time series is diverse and complex. However, existing analytical...
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The value of the high-resolution data lies in the high-precision information discovery. The fine-detailed landform element extraction is thus the basis of high-fidelity application of the high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs). However, the results of landform element extraction generated by classical methods might be ungrounded on high-re...
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Purpose This study establishes a set of seafood processing circular supply chain capabilities (CSCCs) in Vietnam using qualitative data analytics. This study specifies the interrelationships and hierarchical structure comprising six aspects and 24 criteria for the seafood processing circular supply chain in Vietnam. Design/methodology/approach Fuz...
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To accurately and formally represent the historical trajectory and present the current situation of land use/land cover (LULC), numerous types of classification standards for LULC have been developed by different nations, institutes, organizations, etc.; however, these land cover classification systems and legends generate polysemy and ambiguity in...
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Water shortage has become one of the most serious challenges faced by humans. Thus, improving water use behaviors and saving water are critical. In this paper, based on the extended Value-Belief-Norm (VBN) theory, we used the structural equation model and the survey data of 558 households in the Loess Hilly Region to analyze the key factors affecti...
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In the context of rapid socioeconomic development, population mobility has become an increasingly prominent phenomenon and is profoundly influencing urban development. Therefore, when proposing strategies to rejuvenate Northeast China and promoting sustainable development in the region, it is important to explore long-term population trends and to...
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The current enthusiasm for circular economy (CE) offers a unique opportunity to advance the impact of research on sustainability transitions. Diverse interpretations of CE by scholars, however, produce partly opposing assessments of its potential benefits, which can hinder progress. Here, we synthesize policy-relevant lessons and research direction...
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Automobile traffic has shifted the use of bicycles in many developed regions to being mainly for sport, recreation and commuting. Due to the desire to mitigate the impacts of climate change and alleviate traffic jams, bicycle sharing is booming in China. Governmental public bicycles and dockless bicycles are the main types of bicycle sharing in Chi...
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Environmental protection is an essential issue for sustainable development, and its execution power mainly comes from individual environmental protection behavior. This study investigates the resident environmental protection behaviors and influencing factors in the ecologically fragile areas of western China based on a total of 1062 households by...
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This study aims to classify a set of circular supply chain collaboration attributes and propose a cause-and-effect framework in the Vietnamese healthcare industry. A circular supply chain is argued to better retrieve value from end of life products to create zero waste, the collaboration within the value chain is seen as a critical facilitator for...
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The potential of the Polar Silk Road (PSR) to accelerate the shipping trade is gaining importance because sea ice is currently melting in the Arctic region. Economic growth generates negative environmental and social impacts (TBL aspects); however, only a few studies have discussed the opportunities and threats in balancing TBL aspects. To fill thi...
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Characterizing urban morphology is critical for urban climate examination and modeling. However, high-resolution urban morphological datasets are lacking, especially in Chinese cities that undergoing fast-urbanization. We proposed a two-step rasterization method to develop an urban morphological dataset at a resolution of 100 m for 36 major cities...
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Major public health emergencies would have a negative influence on the psychology of the public, and an effective psychological intervention can help them to relieve some emotions, such as tension and panic. However, differences in individual environments affect people's psychological intervention demands and intervention mode choices. Therefore, i...
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Harmonious and stable family relations are undoubtedly an important component of victory in terms of epidemic prevention. Take the COVID-2019 (2019 new crown pneumonia epidemic) as the major public events background; 24,188 national samples were obtained based on a network survey. We selected gender, education level, occupation type, family scale,...
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In this article, we review the main impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global energy sector and evaluate the implications of related policy responses on prospects for a transition to a climate-friendly energy system. In doing so, we differentiate between different types of countries and different dimensions of energy supply. Firstly, we assess...
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Circular economy is a critical approach to realize the coordinated development of society, economy, and ecological environment. Given the fact that urban is a complex system in which human beings integrate material, energy, information, and natural environment and interact and influence each other, reviewing the urban circular economy research and...
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Based on the panel data of eleven provinces and cities in the Yangtze River Economic Belt of China from 2008 to 2018, both the optimization index of the industrial structure and environmental performance indexes are calculated. Then, the impact of industrial structure optimization on the improvement of ecological environmental performance was inves...
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Land use and land cover change( LULCC) is an important driver of carbon storagein terrestrial ecosystem. Northeast China plays an important role in protecting China's securities of food and ecology. Adopting Dongliao County and its tow nships in Jilin Provinceasacasearea,one ofthe important commodity grain bases in Northeast China,thestudy analyzed...
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Sustainable crop production is a significant challenge in China. To achieve this goal, it is necessary to evaluate environmental impacts related to the sustainable development of crop production by integrating scientific and practical indicators. Therefore, this study employed emergy and index decomposition analysis approaches to assess the environ...
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Energy consumption in the household sector has become an important issue in China's energy consumption and an important unit of China's clean energy transformation. Currently, the potential air pollution, carbon emissions and health risks caused by energy consumption in many areas cannot be ignored, and refined and regionalized index-based research...
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Waste is increasingly used as a renewable resource. Industrial symbiosis is an innovative concept for more efficient use of waste streams within industrial complexes, with the aim of reducing the overall environmental impact of the complex. Industrial symbiosis plays a more important role in promoting green economic growth and building low-carbon c...
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Transportation has become the world's second-largest energy-consuming sector, yet existing works mainly focus on the macro perspective and the causal relationships with social-economic-environment dimensions, leaving a significant knowledge gap at the household or individual level. Studying household-scale transport energy structure research is of...
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Boosted by impressive technological innovation and cost reductions, renewable energy in a growing number of countries is now primarily considered for its social and economic benefits. Among the renewable energy promotion actions at the global level, photovoltaic poverty alleviation (PVPA) program in China is very unique since the targeted users are...
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Since December 2019, the novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) epidemic has spread rapidly acrossthe country in a short period of time, and after January 23, 2020, major public health emergency first-level re-sponses have been successively launched across the country. The NCP epidemic has become “a major publichealth emergency with the fastest spread,...
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High-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) and its derivatives (e.g., curvature, slope, aspect) offer a great possibility of representing the details of Earth’s surface in three-dimensional space. Previous research investigations concerning geomorphological variables and region-level features alone cannot precisely characterize the main struct...
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Food waste has become an issue of great public concern because of its environmental impacts and strategic significance of food security worldwide. In the context of ecological civilization construction and circular economy development in China food waste recycling faces critical theoretical and practice obstacles in reality. As China's urban popula...
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Measuring the economic and social effects of the Northeast China Revitalization Strategy is critical to addressing regional sustainable development in China. To shed light on this issue, an integrated perspective was adopted that is combined with the difference-in-differences method to measure the effects of the strategy on economic growth and soci...
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The high-resolution regional division of mountainous area types has important scientific significance for promoting precise management of land space and regional sustainable development. At present, the classification method of mountainous area types is mainly at the county level and above, while classifications for towns and villages are nearly no...
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This study conducts a comprehensive literature review of articles on the triple bottom line (TBL) published from January 1997 to September 2018 to provide significant insights and support to guide further discussion. There were three booms in TBL publications, occurring in 2003, 2011, and 2015, and many articles attempt to address the issue of sust...
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Accurate identification of urban functional areas is of great significance for optimizing and coordi-nating urban population and land system, improving urban planning and promoting sustainable urban devel-opment. We designed the minimal research unit based on road network and selected the public recognitionand feature general area of kernel density...
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Building category refereed to categorizing structures based on their usage is useful for urban design and management and can provide indexes of population, resource and environment related problems. Currently, the statistics are mainly collected by manual from street data or roughly extracted from remote sensing data which are either laborious or t...
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Industrial ecology is an advanced form and ideal model of modern industrial development, in which the industrial ecosystem is the core. Based on the PSR model, this paper builds a comprehensive evaluation index system for urban industrial ecosystem development and selects 14 prefecture-level cities in Liaoning Province of the traditional industrial...
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The numbers of infected people and the planning of emergency medical facilities are the key factors for the response of major public health emergency. The conclusions are as follows: (1) The number of potential infections in Wuhan city based on migration index is close to the actual data, which indicates that migration data is of great significance...
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This IASS study takes an in-depth look at Covid-19's impacts on the global energy sector, and then zooms in to the country level to see individual country effects and responses. The case studies are compiled by energy researchers in Argentina, China, Germany, India, Israel, and the United States. Despite similar impacts of the corona crisis on ener...
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The industrial spatial relationship is a cross-cutting subject of economic geography and geographical information science; it is of considerable significance to scientifically investigate and induce industrial space relationships for promoting the sustainable planning and development of the regional economic system. Taking Shenyang City as the rese...
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Urban spatial structure is the form of interaction among the urban human-land relationship elements.Taking the Northeast 36 cities as the research area, using the more than 4 million Points of Interest (POI)grouped by industry types, the article used the kernel density estimation method, the diversity index methodand the standard deviational ellips...
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Eco-efficiency enhancement is an inherent requirement of green development and an important indicator of high-quality development in general. It aims to achieve the coordinated development of nature, the economy, and society. Therefore, eco-efficiency measurements should focus on not only total factor input, but also process analysis. Based on the...
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China's economy has been transitioning from labor-driven and capital-driven at a stage of rapid growth to innovation-driven at a stage of high-quality development. In this paper, government's “technological innovation preference” (TIP) is introduced into the traditional neoclassical economic growth model which is Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans (RCK), as a fa...
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As the forerunner and policy test field of the sustainable development, the sustainable development pilot zones are an important strategy for China to explore the mechanism and model of the coordinated development of human and land in different regional units. However, the impact of sustainable development pilot zones, especially on the improvement...
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Strew pellet production not only contribute to regional sustainable development and localized energy transition, but also help to mitigate global greenhouse gas emissions. With the development strew pellet products in China, it is critical to uncover the embodied emissions, land use and economic cost effectiveness from producing strew pellet. In or...
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Indicators are an essential component of national strategies and policies relating to energy transition and regulation. Both China and Germany are expected to take the lead on the global effort to achieve clean energy and a reduction in GHG emissions. A better understanding of the institutional environment in both countries will guide those who fol...
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Cross-regional redeployment (or relocation) of government officials has a significant effect on the local economic development and environmental protection. Based on the panel data of 31 provinces (municipalities) in China from 2001 to 2016 and the environmental pollution index obtained by Entropy method, the dynamic panel regression model was appl...
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This paper takes China’s A-share listed companies of the mixed ownership of state-owned enterprises from 2007 to 2016 as a sample, and examines the impact of state-owned business mixed reform on corporate performance. Research shows that under different equity restriction ratios, there exists a difference in the connection between corporate perform...
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As the core of geography research, human-natural relationship run through each stage of geographical development. In-depth exploring the impact of human activities and natural environment-driven land surface system changes and their relationship with the sustainable development of human society, play an important role in the local, regional and glo...