Experts and Doctors on climate change in Beijing, China


Locale: Beijing, China
Topic: climate change

Top Publications

  1. Gosling S, Hondula D, Bunker A, Ibarreta D, Liu J, Zhang X, et al. Adaptation to Climate Change: A Comparative Analysis of Modeling Methods for Heat-Related Mortality. Environ Health Perspect. 2017;125:087008 pubmed publisher
    ..We recommend absolute threshold shifts and reductions in slope. ..
  2. Zhao W, Zhao X, Zhou T, Wu D, Tang B, Wei H. Climatic factors driving vegetation declines in the 2005 and 2010 Amazon droughts. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0175379 pubmed publisher
  3. Bai Z, Xie H, Kao Kniffin J, Chen B, Shao P, Liang C. Shifts in microbial trophic strategy explain different temperature sensitivity of CO2 flux under constant and diurnally varying temperature regimes. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..Inclusion of microbial functional shifts may provide the potential to improve our projections of responses in microbial community and CO2 efflux to a changing environment in forest ecosystems. ..
  4. Liu Y, Vick Majors T, Priscu J, Yao T, Kang S, Liu K, et al. Biogeography of cryoconite bacterial communities on glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..Our study is the first to describe the regional-scale spatial variability and to identify the factors that drive regional variability of cryoconite bacterial communities on the Tibetan Plateau. ..
  5. Zhao X, Li Z, Zhu Q, Zhu D, Liu H. Climatic and drought characteristics in the loess hilly-gully region of China from 1957 to 2014. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178701 pubmed publisher
  6. Gao J, Li L, Wang J, Liu X, Wu H, Li J, et al. [Progress of research in relation to the impact of climate change on children's health status]. Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2017;38:832-836 pubmed publisher
  7. Chen Y, Li J, Ju W, Ruan H, Qin Z, Huang Y, et al. Quantitative assessments of water-use efficiency in Temperate Eurasian Steppe along an aridity gradient. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179875 pubmed publisher
    ..This study could facilitate the understanding of the interactions between terrestrial carbon and water cycles, and thus contribute to a sustainable management of nature resources in the dryland ecosystems. ..
  8. Hunt J, Wu J. Asian Urban Environment and Climate Change: Preface. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;59:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Now is the time for urban areas to work out the serious consequences for their populations, but also how they should work together to take action to reduce global warming to benefit their own communities and also the whole planet! ..
  9. Tu C, Li F. Responses of greenhouse gas fluxes to experimental warming in wheat season under conventional tillage and no-tillage fields. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;54:314-327 pubmed publisher
    ..However, increase in soil CO2 emission indicated that future warming projection might provide positive feedback between soil C release and global warming in NCP. ..

More Information


  1. Zhang Y, Zhao Y. Ensemble yield simulations: Using heat-tolerant and later-maturing varieties to adapt to climate warming. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176766 pubmed publisher
    ..Using later maturing varieties, e.g., enhanced thermal time requirements during the grain-filling period, maize yield could increase by 7% to 10%. The optimal adaptation options were site specific. ..
  2. Song C, Wu L, Xie Y, He J, Chen X, Wang T, et al. Air pollution in China: Status and spatiotemporal variations. Environ Pollut. 2017;227:334-347 pubmed publisher
    ..Future epidemiologic studies are urgently required to estimate the health impacts associated with multi-pollutants exposure, and revise more scientific air quality index standards. ..