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Dr Jing Meng
1-19 Torrington Pl
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  • Associate Professor
  • The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

Jing receives her PhD degree in Environmental Geography from Peking University.  Her research focuses on technology innovation, climate change policies, and co-mitigation of climate change and air pollution. She has a proven track record of high-quality publications in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Nature Geoscience, Nature Communications, Nature Climate Change and Nature Sustainability. Her papers have been awarded the 2017 Best Early Career Articles in Environmental Research Letters and Top 50 Nature Communications Earth and planetary sciences articles published in 2018.  Jing is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production. She is also a fellow of Cambridge center for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance at the University of Cambridge.

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My research ambition is to design cost-effective pathways for climate change mitigation and sustainable development.

Topic 1: Energy transitions and Technology Innovation

Comparing expert elicitation and model-based probabilistic technology cost forecasts for the energy transition. Proceedings of the national academy of Sciences, 2021,118(27).

Structural decline in China's CO2 emissions through transitions in industry and energy systems. NatureGeoscience. 2018,11(8): 551. 

Topic 2: Climate Change Policies

Zhang,Z., Guan, D., Wang, R., Meng, J.,Zheng, H., Zhu, K., & Du, H. (2020).Embodied carbon emissions in the supply chains of multinational enterprises. Nature Climate Change, 10(12),1096-1101.

The rise of South-South trade and its effect on global CO2 emissions. NatureCommunications. 2018,9(1),1871. 

ChineseCO2 emission flows have reversed since the global financial crisis. NatureCommunications 2017, 8:1712.

Topic 3: Integrated assessment of the emission-health-socioeconomics nexus

TheSlowdown in Global Air PollutantEmission Growth and Driving Factors. OneEarth. 2019, 1, 138 - 148

A psychophysical measurement on subjective well-being and air pollution. NatureCommunications,2019, 10(1), 1-8.

Assessment of the pollution–health–economics nexus in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,2018,14433-14443.

03-MAR-2019 Lecturer The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction University College London, United Kingdom
30-JAN-2018 – 03-MAR-2019 Research Associate Department of Land economy University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2016 – 29-JAN-2018 Senior Research Associate School of Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
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