Peer-Reviewed Research

This includes peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and the Joint Program Reprint Series.

The Reprint Series helps provide wider access to published program results that have appeared in professional journals and peer-reviewed books. All Reprint issues can be accessed through Advanced Search. Paper copies of some titles can be mailed upon request.

The ten most current peer-reviewed publications are listed below. View All Peer-Reviewed Research >>

Carbon emissions in China: How far can new efforts bend the curve?

Zhang, X., V.J. Karplus, T. Qi, D. Zhang and J. He
Energy Economics 54(February): 388–395 (2016).
[abstract] [Full article available at publisher’s website]
(Supersedes Report 267)

Equity and emissions trading in China

Zhang, D., M.Springmann and V.J. Karplus
Climatic Change 134: 131–146 (2016).
[abstract] [Full article available at publisher’s website]
Three questions with Valerie J. Karplus
(Supersedes Report 257)

Consumption-Based Adjustment of Emissions-Intensity Targets: An Economic Analysis for China’s Provinces

Springmann, M., D. Zhang and V.J. Karplus
Environmental & Resource Economics 61(4): 615-640 (2015).
Reprint 2015-30 [abstract] [PDF: 1327 kB (posted with permission)]

Emulating maize yields from global gridded crop models using statistical estimates

Blanc, E. and B. Sultan
Agricultural & Forest Meteorology 214–215(December): 134–147 (2015).
Reprint 2015-29 [abstract] [PDF: 5407 kB (posted with permission)]

Reconciling reported and unreported HFC emissions with atmospheric observations

Lunt, M.F., M. Rigby, A.L. Ganesan, A.J. Manning, R.G. Prinn, S. O’Doherty, J. Mühle, C.M. Harth, P.K. Salameh, T. Arnold, R.F. Weiss, T. Saito, Y. Yokouchi, P.B. Krummel, L.P. Steele, P.J. Fraser, S. Li, S. Park, S. Reimann, M.K. Vollmer, C. Lunder, O. Hermansen, N. Schmidbauer, M. Maione, J. Arduini, D. Young and P.G. Simmonds
PNAS 112(19): 5927–5931 (2015).
Reprint 2015-28 [abstract] [PDF: 925 kB (posted with permission)]

The Observed State of the Energy Budget in the Early Twenty-First Century

L’Ecuyer, T.S., H.K. Beaudoing, M. Rodell, W. Olson, B. Lin, S. Kato, C.A. Clayson, E. Wood, J. Sheffield, R. Adler, G. Huffman, M. Bosilovich, G. Gu, F. Robertson, P.R. Houser, D. Chambers, J.S. Famiglietti, E. Fetzer, W.T. Liu, X. Gao, C.A. Schlosser, E. Clark, D.P. Lettenmaier and K. Hilburnn
J. Climate 28, 8319–8346 (2015).
Reprint 2015-27 [abstract] [PDF: 3519 kB (posted with permission)]

US major crops' uncertain climate change risks and greenhouse gas mitigation benefits

Sue Wing, I., E. Monier, A. Stern and A. Mundra
Environmental Research Letters 10(2015): 115002 (2015).
Reprint 2015-26 [abstract] [PDF: 2566 kB (posted with permission)]

Benefits of mercury controls for the United States

Giang, A., and N.E. Selin
PNAS 113(2): 286–291 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1514395113) (2015).
Reprint 2015-25 [abstract] [PDF: 1359 kB (posted with permission)]

Electricity generation costs of concentrated solar power technologies in China based on operational plants

Zhu, Z., D. Zhang, P. Mischke and X. Zhang
Energy 89: 65–74 (2015).
Reprint 2015-24 [abstract] [PDF: 1252 kB (posted with permission)]

An analysis of China’s climate policy using the China-in-Global Energy Model

Qi, T., N. Winchester, D. Zhang and X. Zhang
Economic Modelling 52(Part B): 650–660 (2015).
Reprint 2015-23 [abstract] [PDF: 778 kB (posted with permission)]