Research on Low-Carbon City Construction and Development Strategy—A Case Study of Shenzhen


Low carbon economy is full of significance to realize sustainable development of a city. After making a review of global low carbon community construction by summarizing their features and routes, the authors set up a low-carbon economical evaluation system which consists of 3 layers, 3 systems and 14 indicators. What’s more, PCA (principal component analysis) and AHP (analytic hierarchy process) are adopted to evaluate the level of low-carbon economic development in Shenzhen. The facts prove that Shenzhens low-carbon economic development level has formed certain foundation with up tendency in various indicators. Finally, the authors propose suggestions and strategies for developing low-carbon economic development for city of Shenzhen.

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Yao, D. , Luo, J. and Zhang, M. (2013) Research on Low-Carbon City Construction and Development Strategy—A Case Study of Shenzhen. Low Carbon Economy, 4, 63-70. doi: 10.4236/lce.2013.42007.

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