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1. Peer-reviewed Journal Paper

Ning Zhang, Zhaoguang Hu, Bo Shen, Gang He, and Yanan Zheng. 2017. An Integrated Source-Grid-Load Planning Model at the Macro Level: Case Study for China’s Power SectorEnergy. 126: 231-246. doi:10.1016/

Gang He, Hongliang Zhang, Yuan Xu, Xi Lu. 2016. China’s clean power transition: Current status and future prospectResources, Conservation and Recycling. doi: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2016.11.003

Gang He*, Anne-Perrine Avrin, James H. Nelson, Josiah Johnston, Ana Mileva, Jianwei Tian, and Daniel M. Kammen*. 2016. SWITCH-China: A Systems Approach to Decarbonizing China’s Power System. Environmental Science and Technology50(11):5467–5473. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b01345. [pdf] [Supporting Information] [Poster]

Jianlin Hu, Lin Huang, Mindong Chen, Gang He*, Hongliang Zhang*. 2016. Impacts of Power Generation on Air Quality in China - Part II: Future Scenarios. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2016.04.011

Jiang Lin*Gang He*Alexandria Yuan. 2016. Economic Rebalancing and Electricity Demand in China. The Electricity Journal. 29(3): 48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.tej.2016.03.010 [pdf] [Table and Figure data]

Gang He*, Daniel M. Kammen*. 2016. Where, when and how much solar is available? A provincial-scale solar resource assessment for ChinaRenewable Energy. 85:74-82. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2015.06.027. [pdf] [Table and Figure data]

Anne-Perrine Avrin*, Gang He, Daniel M. Kammen. 2015. Assessing the impacts of nuclear desalination and geoengineering to address China's water shortages. Desalination. 360: 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.desal.2014.12.028 [pdf]

Nan Zhou*, Gang HeChristopher Williams, and David Fridley. 2015. ELITE Cities: A Low-carbon Eco-city Evaluation Tool for China. Ecological Indicators. 48: 448-456. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.09.018 [pdf]

Gang He*, Daniel M. Kammen. 2014. Where, when and how much wind is available? A provincial-scale wind resource assessment for ChinaEnergy Policy74:116-122. doi10.1016/j.enpol.2014.07.003. [pdf] [Table and Figure data]

Gang He*, Richard Morse. 2013. Addressing Carbon Offsetters' Paradox: Lessons from Chinese Wind CDM. Energy Policy. 63:1051-1055. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.09.021. [pdf]

Pingjian Yang, Gang He, Guozhu Mao, Yong Liu, Mingzhu Xu, Huaicheng Guo*, and Xi Liu. 2013. Sustainability needs and practices assessment in the building industry of China. Energy Policy57: 212-220. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.01.046. [pdf]

PENG Jian, CAI Yunlong, Gang He, WANG Wenbo, HUANG Qiuhao, and YAN Fen. 2007. Land use/cover change in ecologically fragile karst areas: a case study in Maotiaohe river basin, Guizhou (in Chinese). Journal of Mountain Sciences. 25(5):566-576. [pdf]

Gang He, CAI Yunlong2006. Comparative Study on Fractal Dimensions of the River Basins in China at Different Map Scales (in Chinese). Chinese Geographical Science. 26(4):461-465. [pdf]

Gang He, WU Honglin, WANG Wenbo, TONG De, SUN Xinliang, LI Yejin, and CAO Lige. 2005. Tourists Investigation Study in the Planning of National Forestry Park: Case Study of Taibai Mountain in Shaanxi Province (in Chinese). Research of Soil and Water Conservation. 12(4):70-73. [pdf]

Gang He, LIU Hongyan2004. Vegetation Development and Aeolian Activities in Bashang Area of Hebei Province and Otindag Sandy Land of Inner Mongolia (in Chinese). Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis. 40(4):669-675. [pdf]

Gang He, CAI Yunlong. 2003. Scale Perspective on Ecological Rehabilitation Model–Case Study in Karst Area of Southwest China (in Chinese). Research of Soil and Water Conservation. 10(3):83-86. [pdf]

WAN Jun, CAI Yunlong, LU Yunge, and Gang He2003. Soil erosion risk assessment in karst area–Case Study in Guanling County of Guizhou Province. Research of Soil and Water Conservation (in Chinese). 10(3):148-153. [pdf]

2. Book Chapter

Ohshita, Stephanie, Nan Zhou, Lynn Price, David Fridley, Nina Khanna, Lixuan Hong, Hongyou Lu, Cecilia Fino‐Chen, and Gang He. Low Carbon Development for Cities: Methods and Measures. Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. 2015. 1-23. doi:10.1002/9781118991978.hces107

Gang He, Richard Morse. China's Coal Import Behavior and Its Impacts to Global Energy Market, in: Globalization, Development and Security in Asia Volume 3: The Political Economy of Energy. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. 2014. 69-85. doi: 10.1142/9789814566582_0032 [pdf]

Gang HeEngaging Emerging Countries: Implications of China’s Major Shifts in Climate Policy, in: Putra, N.A., Han, E. (Eds.), Governments’ Responses to Climate Change: Selected Examples From Asia Pacific, SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace. Springer Singapore. 2014. 11–24. doi: 10.1007/978-981-4451-12-3_2 [pdf]

Gang He, Ch 8 Pearl River Delta and South China. in: CAI Yunlong, et al, Edit. Geographic Diversity and Sustainable Development (in Chinese). Beijing: Science Press. 2007.

JIA Feng, ZHANG Shiqiu Edit. Gang He, etc in the editorial team. Commercialization of Environmental Technologies (in Chinese), World Knowledge Press, 2005. 

Gang He, WU Xiwei, YU Fengqing etc. Comprehensive Investigation of Tengtou Village, in: JIA Feng, ZHANG Shiqiu Edit. Commercialization of Environmental Technologies (in Chinese), World Knowledge Press, 2005. 

3. Conference Proceeding

Ohshita, Stephanie, Nina Khanna, Gang He, Lixuan Hong, David Fridley, and Yong Zhou. 2015. Urban form as a “first fuel” for low-carbon mobility in Chinese cities: Strategies for energy and carbon saving in the transport sector. ECEEE 2015 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency. [pdf]

Gang He, Nan Zhou, Lixuan Hong, David Fridley, Yong Zhou. 2014. Is Your City Really Sustainable? A Tale of Jinan City Using Quantitative Low- Carbon Eco-city Tools. 2014 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings:119-130. Pacific Grove, CA. [pdf]

Gang He, Nan Zhou, Christopher Williams, and David Fridley. 2013. ELITE Cities: A Low-carbon Eco-city Evaluation Tool for China. ECEEE 2013 Summer Study. [pdf]

Christopher Williams, Nan Zhou, Gang He, and Mark Levine. 2012. Measuring in All the Right Places: Themes in International Municipal Eco-City Index Systems2012 ACEEE Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. 2012. [pdf]

4. Working Paper

Nihan Karali, Chris Marnay, Tyler Yan, Gang He, Robert Yinger, Josh Mauzey, Kevin Clampitt, and Han Zhu. Towards uniform benefit-cost analysis for smart grid projects: an example using the Smart Grid Computational Tool. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. LBNL-1003908. 2015. [pdf]

Gang He, Jiang Lin, Alexandria Yuan. Economic Rebalancing and Electricity Demand in China. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. LBNL-1003799. 2015. [pdf]

Huaichuan Rui, Richard Morse, Gang HeRemaking the World's Largest Coal Market: The Quest to Develop Large Coal-Power Bases in China. PESD working paper #98. December 2010. [pdf]

Richard Morse, Gang HeThe World's Greatest Coal Arbitrage: China's Coal Import Behavior and Implications for the Global Coal Market. PESD working paper #94. August 2010. [pdf]

Gang He, Richard Morse. Making Carbon Offsets Work in Developing World: Lessons from Chinese Wind Controversy. PESD working paper #90. March 2010. [pdf]

Richard Morse, Varun Rai, Gang HeReal Drivers of Carbon Capture and Storage in China and Implications to Climate Change Policy. PESD working paper #88. Sep 2009. [pdf]

5. Report 

Lynn K. Price, Nan Zhou, David Fridley, Stephanie Ohshita, Nina Khanna, Hongyou Lu, Lixuan Hong, Gang He, John Romankiewicz, and Hu Min. 2016. Low-Carbon City Policy Databook. LBNL-1006326. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.[pdf]

Nan Zhou, Gang He, John Romankiewicz, David Fridley, and Cecilia Fino-Chen. A Review of Commercially Available Technologies for Developing Low-Carbon Eco-citiesLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. LBNL-179304. 2015. [pdf]

Asia Society. A Vital Partnership: California and China Collaborating on Clean Energy and Combating Climate Change. March 4, 2015. (Contributor)

Nan Zhou, Gang He, and Christopher Williams. China’s Development of Low-Carbon Eco-Cities and Associated Indicator Systems. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. LBNL-5873E. 2012. [pdf]

Christopher Jones, Gang He, and Daniel Kammen. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Opportunities In Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s Products and Services Supply Chain. 2011.

Asia Society, Center for American Progress. A Roadmap for US-China Collaboration on Carbon Capture and Storage. Nov 4, 2009. (Contributor

6. Translation 

Alice Frazer Evans, Robert A. Evans and Ronald S. Kraybill. Translated by Keqin Wei and Gang He. Peace Skills: Manual for Community Mediators and Leader's Guide (Chinese version). Nanjing University Press. 2011

Asia Society. Translated by Sonia Song, Gang He, and Michael Zhao. A Roadmap for US-China Collaboration on Carbon Capture and Storage (Chinese version). 2009.

Asia Society. Translated by Sonia Song, Gang He, and Michael Zhao. Common Challenge, Collaborative Response: A Roadmap for US-China Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change (Chinese version). 2008. 

Denis Hayes. Translated by Keqin Wei and Gang He. Charting a Bold Course (Chinese version). World Environment. 2008(1). [pdf]

Gus Speth. Translated by Gang He. The Heart of the Matter (Chinese version). World Environment. 2006(2). [pdf]

Youth Summit Team. Translated by Gang He. Our Climate, Our Challenge, Our Future–the Montreal International Youth Declaration (Chinese version). World Environment. 2005(6). [pdf]

Bruce Michael. Translated by CAI Yunlong etc. Resource and Environment Management (Chinese version). Beijing: The Commercial Press. 2004. (Gang He, Ch 9 Local Knowledge System) 

Tony Banks, Camille Richard, etc. Translated by Gang He. Community-based Grassland Management in China West – Principles, Pilot and Policy (Chinese version). 2003 


7. Popular Writing 

Gang HeGlobal policy of climate change in Doha (in Chinese). World Environment. 2013(1).

Gang He. Rethinking Shale Gas Revolution (in Chinese). Energy Observe. 2012(8).

Daniel Kammen, Gang He. Critical test for Sino-US ties: Clean energy. China Daily (USA). January 21,2011

Gang He, Richard Morse. Lessons from controversy. China Dialogue. June 11, 2010.

Richard Morse, Gang He, Varun Rai. Digging in Deep: Carbon Capture and Storage Technology in China is Driven by Energy Security Concerns. Business Forum China, 2010. 

Gang He. Thinking at the edge of the world (in Chinese). World Environment Magazine. 2010(2). 

Gang He. China Trends Series. EarthTrends, World Resources Institute. 2008/7-8.

Freedom of Information and Environmental Protection in China.

China's New Ministry of Environmental Protection Begins to Bark, but Still Lacks in Bite.

Finding a Safe Level of Carbon Dioxide for the Global Atmosphere: Results of the Tallberg Forum.

Environmental Challenges after China's Sichuan Earthquake.

Gang He. How media and NGOs can work better to tackle climate change (in Chinese). Lv Ye (Green Leaf) Magazine. 2007(6). [pdf]

Gang HeChinese Society Confronted with Climate Change. China Perspective. 2007(1). p.77.  [pdf]

Gang He. Chicago Climate Exchange (in Chinese). World Environment. 2007(2). [pdf]

Gang He. Hoping “Storm” Pass Away Quickly (in Chinese). World Environment. 2007(1). [pdf]

Gang He, CS Kiang. China, climate change and the equity principle. China Dialogue. Dec, 2007. 

Gang He. Montreal triggers Post-Kyoto (in Chinese). World Environment. 2005(6). [pdf]

Gang He. China BELL Green CourseGreen MBA’s Exploring (in Chinese). World Environment. 2005(4). [pdf]

Gang He, PAN Xulin. Maurice Strong and Qu Geping dialogue for the Environmental Protection Road (in Chinese). China News Agency.  2004-03-24.

Gang He, PAN Xulin. Farmer Delegate lectures about Eco-agriculture (in Chinese). China News Agency.  2004-03-15.

Gang He. Volunteers Create the Sunbow of Society (in Chinese). Way to PKU. Beijing: China Three Gorges Press. 2002.