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Name: WANG Limao  

Current Appointment:

Senior Researcher at the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Professor in the School of Resources and Environment, the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.  


He received a B.S. degree in Geography from the Anhui Normal University (1985) and the M.S. in Physical Geography from Henan University (1988) and Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2001). As a visiting scholar in Mawson Graduate Center for Environmental Studies, the University of Adelaide, Australia in 1996.

Areas of Specialization:

Energy security; Geopolitics; Renewable energy and climate change policy

Society Appointments:

Board member of China Society of Natural Resources and China Society of Land Economics;  Deputy director of the Policy Research Committee , China Society of Natural Resources.   

Representative Publications:

1Yan Yang, Limao Wang*, Yebing Fang, Chufu Mou. Integrated value of shale gas development: A comparative analysis in the United States and China. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 762017:1465-1478.

2YANG Yan, WANG Limao*, CAO Zhi, et al. CO2 emissions from cement industry in China: A bottom-up estimation from factory to regional and national levels. Journal of Geographical Sciences,2017,27(6)711-730.

3Yebing Fang, Limao Wang*, Zhoupeng Ren, Yan Yang, Chufu Mou and Qiushi Qu. Spatial Heterogeneity of Energy-Related CO2 Emission Growth Rates around the World and Their Determinants during 1990–2014. Energies, 2017, 103, 367.

4Gu MengchenWang Limao*. Assessment of oil and gas geopolitical influence. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2015, 25(3): 369-384.

5Wang Limao, Li Hongqiang*, and Cheng Shengkui. A Study of the Ecological Effects of Solar Energy Development in Tibet. Mountain Research and Development,2012, 32(1): 83–91.

6Wang Limao, Gu Mengchen, and Li Hongqiang. Influence and impact of climate change on geopolitical pattern. Journal of Geographical Sciences, 2012,22(6):1117-1130.

7. Hong-qiang Li, Li-mao Wang*,Lei Shen,Feng-nan Chen. Study of the potential of low carbon energy development and its contribution to realize the reduction target of carbon intensity in China. Energy Policy41(2012):393-401.

8. Hongqiang Li, Limao Wang*, Lei Shen. Potential CO2 Emission Reduction by Development of Non-Grain-Based Bioethanol in China. Environmental Management. 2010,46(4): 555-564.  

Office Address:

Room _3310 , Building No. _3  IGSNRR

11A Da Tun Road An Wai, Beijing 100101

People’s Republic of China

Telephone: 86-10-6488-9429

Email: lmwang@igsnrr.ac.cn

Updated on Sept.18, 2017 

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