Editorial Board

39 Editors in 12 Countries/Region

China (17)
United Kingdom (4)
USA (4)
Brazil (4)
Canada (3)
Sweden (1)
New Zealand (1)
Japan (1)
Australia (1)
Denmark (1)
Germany (1)
Philippines (1)


Yong Geng


Dean of the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Industrial ecology; Environmental management; Climate change; Carbon emission accounting; Sustainable development


A bibliometric review of carbon footprint research

Special Issue:

Pathway and Policy Implications of Urban Low-Carbon Transition under Carbon Neutrality

Associate Editors

Miguel Brandão

Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED), KTH - Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Research Interests: Circular economy; Environmental economics; Ecological economics; Agroecology; Land use; Sustainable production and consumption


Webinar: The Carbon Footprint of Biofuels

Hancheng Dai

Department of Environmental Management, Peking University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Green and low-carbon transition; Planetary and human health; Health co-benefits of climate policy; Integrated assessment of energy, environment and economy


Webinar: The Carbon Footprint of Biofuels

Special Issue:

Integrated Assessment of Climate and Environmental Policy for a Carbon Neutral Future

Han Hao

State Key Laboratory of Automotive Safety and Energy, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Transport decarbonization; Circular economy; Electric vehicle; Battery; Bottom-up energy systems modeling


The greenhouse gas emissions reduction co-benefit of end-of-life electric vehicle battery treatment strategies

Zhu Liu

Department of the Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China;
Institute for Climate and Carbon Neutrality and Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Carbon emission; Sustainability science; Industrial ecology; Earth system science; Carbon neutrality

Hamish Mackey

Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Research Interests: Water and wastewater systems; Resource recovery; Environmental biotechnology; Biomass valorization

Fujii Minoru

Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan.

Research Interests: Carbon neutral society; Waste to energy; Circular economy; Renewable energy

Yuli Shan

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Research Interests: Accounting for carbon emissions; Climate change economics; Sustainable development


Webinar: Urban Carbon Emission Accounting and Carbon Peaking

Special Issue:

Global Disparities in Carbon Emissions and Footprints

Xianlai Zeng

School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Waste management; Circular economy; Material flow analysis; Material metabolism

Senior Academic Advisors

Joseph Sarkis

School of Business, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, USA.

Research Interests: Supply chain management; Circular economy; Engineering management; Natural environment; Corporate environmental management

Special Issue:

Digitizing Carbon Footprints Management

Thomas Wiedmann

Sustainability Assessment Program, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Research Interests: Environmental sustainability; Sustainability assessment; Multi-region input-output analysis; Environmental footprint analysis; Consumption-based accounting; Scenario simulation; Industrial ecology; Post-growth transformations

Editorial Board Members-- Ecosystems

Thilde Bech Bruun

Department of Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Research Interests: Carbon storage; Land use changes; Soil science; Shifting cultivation; Climate change


Carbon footprint of shifting cultivation landscapes: current knowledge, assumptions and data gaps

Wendy Francesconi

International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Brasilia, Brazil.

Research Interests: Agroforestry; Biodiversity conservation; Water quality; Landscape ecology; Ecosystem services modeling


Carbon footprints of forest degradation and deforestation by "basic-needs populations": a review

Emanuela Gama-Rodrigues

Soil Laboratory, Darcy Ribeiro North Fluminense State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Research Interests: Carbon sequestration; Ecosystem services; Agroforestry systems; Soil organic matter


Perspectives on carbon footprint of agricultural land-use in Brazil

Eduardo Jacob-Lopes

Department of Food Technology and Science, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.

Research Interests: Biochemical engineering; Environmental biotechnology; Bioreactors; Photobioreactors; Microalgae

Graham MacDonald

Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Research Interests: Agricultural land use and management; Urban food systems; Agricultural resource-use efficiency

Tim Rixen

Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Research, Bremen, Germany.

Research Interests: Organic and inorganic carbon cycles; Climate change impacts on marine and coastal ecosystems; Greenhouse gas emissions

Junye Wang

Faculty of Science and Technology, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Canada.

Research Interests: Integrate agroecosystem; Land use change; Geographic Information System (GIS) ; Ecosystems, Nutrient cycling and carbon sequestration; Bioenergy

Special Issue:

Mitigation Strategies for Climate Change Impacts on Crop Production: Integrating GIS and Carbon Footprint Analysis

Kai Xiao

Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai, Shandong, China.

Research Interests: Coastal wetland; Blue carbon; Submarine groundwater discharge; Seawater-groundwater interactions; Benthic bioturbations

Yi Yang

Key Laboratory of Three Gorges Reservoir Region's Eco-Environment, Ministry of Education, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China.

Research Interests: Sustainable diets transition; Sustainable agri-food systems; Climate impacts on agri-food systems; Carbon peaking & neutrality and low-carbon transition; Life cycle assessment; Industrial ecology; Sustainable ecology

Special Issue:

Global Sustainable Dietary Transition: Advances and Challenges

Xiaogang Yin

College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: N cycling in cropping systems; N2O emissions; Carbon sequestration; Cereal-legume rotations; Agricultural sustainable development; Crop modelling

Editorial Board Members--Environmental Economics

Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira

Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo School of Management (FGV/EAESP) and Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV/EBAPE), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Research Interests: Development processes; Developing countries; Climate policy; Biodiversity; Local governments

Feng Dong

School of Economics and Management, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China.

Research Interests: Environmental economics; Energy economics; Sustainable management; Environmental policy

Special Issue:

Opportunities and Barriers from Achieving Low- to Net-Zero Carbon Cities

Kai Fang

School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Research Interests: Environmental management and policy; Energy and climate change; Ecological economy; Industrial ecology; Sustainable development

Special Issue:

Global Disparities in Carbon Emissions and Footprints

Kai Huang

College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Environmental system analysis; Environmental Policy and management Environmental planning and management

Huaping Sun

School of Economics and Management, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Carbon finance and green innovation; Low-carbon trade and sustainable development; Industrial organization and global value chain


Environmental footprint impacts of green energies, green energy finance and green governance in G7 countries

Special Issue:

Opportunities and Barriers from Achieving Low- to Net-Zero Carbon Cities

Yang Xie

Center for Energy & Environmental Policy Research, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Health economics; Global health; Climate change; Air pollution; Social sustainable development

Jiahai Yuan

School of Economics and Management, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Energy economics; Energy policy; Power system modelling; Energy system transition; Just transition


Credible transition plans for coal power sector: current disclosure framework and considerations for transition finance

Editorial Board Members-- Industrial Systems

Yi Bao

Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA.

Research Interests: Low-carbon cost effective materials; Smart materials; Smart sensors; Smart structures; Machine learning; Optimization; Artificial intelligence (AI)

Special Issue:

Eco-friendly Civil Engineering Materials and Structures

Shun Fung Chiu

Gokongwei College of Engineering, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.

Research Interests: Industrial ecology; Sustainable consumption and production; Industrial symbiosis; Operations strategy; Resource efficient and cleaner production

Haris Ishaq

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada.

Research Interests: Renewable energy; Sustainable energy systems; Process modeling; Carbon capture utilization & storage; Hydrogen production and utilization; Ammonia synthesis; Synthetic fuels

Weina Meng

Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA.

Research Interests: High-performance fiber-reinforced cementitious composites; CO2 utilization by cementitious materials; Wastes utilization by cementitious materials; Bio-inspired engineering materials; Machine learning for materials discovery

Xiaoyu Yan

Environment and Sustainability Institute & Engineering Department, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

Research Interests: Environmental sustainability assessment of bioenergy pathways; Electricity generation technologies; Transport options; Water systems and minerals sourcing using life cycle assessment; Novel dynamical spatiotemporal LCA methods; Impact of energy systems on biodiversity; Water-Energy-Food-Environment nexus; Circular economy; Energy and transport systems modelling to support strategy making

Editorial Board Members-- Urban Systems

Teresa Domenech Aparisi

Industrial Ecology and the Circular Economy, University College London, London, UK.

Research Interests: Industrial symbiosis; Sustainability; Industrial ecology; Circular economy; Urban metabolism; Environmental policy and the application of circular economy principles to urban transitions

Zhaoling Li

School of Economics, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Development and application of Integrated Assessment Model; Low-carbon development pathways assessment; Carbon emission reduction potential analysis; Environmental economics; Industrial decarbonization

Kaihui Song

Energy & Resource Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Carbon footprints; Embodied emissions; Carbon inequality; Sustainable production and consumption; Sustainable urbanism

Lu Sun

School of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Research Interests: Urban industrial symbiosis; Circular economy; Waste-to-energy; Urban carbon emissions; Energy system optimization

Heran Zheng

The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, University College London, London, UK.

Research Interests: City-level low carbon transition; Urban sustainability; City level input-output methodology construction

Special Issue:

Simulation and Assessment of New Energy Systems

Yuekuan ZHOU

Sustainable Energy and Environment Thrust, Function Hub, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Carbon footprint; Lifecycle carbon emission; Green buildings; Renewable energy; Energy conversion and management; Artificial intelligence


Lifecycle carbon footprints of buildings and sustainability pathways in China

Special Issue:

Challenges and Opportunities for Carbon Neutrality from Buildings Construction

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