About The Author

Yue Qin is a postdoctoral scholar from the University of California Irvine. He main interests are researching the inertia of global water demand and the vulnerability of agriculture to future changes in snowfall, co-advised by Profs. Mueller and Davis. Yue earned her Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University in 2017. She received her M.S. from Peking University in 2012 and her B.E. from Beijing Normal University in 2009.

Natural Gas Adoption And Mitigating China’s Coal Use

Due to its coal-dominated energy structure, China’s rapid economic growth over the past two decades has resulted in severe air pollution and substantial increases in CO2 emissions. Until 2015, coal use still accounted for 64% of China’s total primary energy consumption, compared with merely 6% from natural gas — far below the global average of