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International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health
Vol.3 (5),pp. 87-90, May 2016
ISSN 2360-8803
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Article 16/ID/JPRH008/ 04 pages
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Original Research Article

The status and recommendations of low-carbon economy development in Suzhou, China

Tong Xia and Gao Shenrong*

Nantong University, School of Business, Nantong, Jiangsu, P. R. China 226001.

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date Received: February 2, 2016     date Accepted: April 27, 2016     date Published: May 13, 2016


The development of low-carbon economy has become the hot topic in every region, nation and even the whole world. The paper empirically analyses low-carbon economic development status in Suzhou the prosperous city of advanced economic development and manufacturing, which based on developmental goals of China’s low-carbon city. The empirical study found that the population and per capita GDP have a significant positive impact on the total carbon emissions, but the technical level has a significant negative impact on the total amount of carbon emissions. Reasonable recommendations are put forward to promoting city of Suzhou to translate into a low carbon city in view of low-carbon emission factors of Suzhou.

Key words: Suzhou, low-carbon economy, environmental protection

Xia and Shenrong