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Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States (review)

Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States (review) 140 China Review International: Vol. 1, No. 1, Mogao grottoes at Dunhuang (of which more than twenty illustrated volumes have been published in China), and the Nine Story Tibetan Art stupa at Gyantse, which have been thoroughly studied and analyzed by the great Italian scholar Giuseppe Tucci. Amy MacNair's monumental study and faultless scholarship rank with the best of these studies. Donors of Longmen is a classic, a book to have on site in order to understand more fully Longmen and to use, as well, as an essential guide to understanding medieval China. Michael Saso Michael Saso is a professor emeritus at the University of Hawai`i and director of the Sino-Asian Institute. National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council. Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2008. xix, 366 pp. Paperback $76.25, isbn 978-0-309-11140-9. China has been experiencing rapid economic growth and urbanization, resulting in soaring energy consumption and degraded air quality. Energy demand from China and other industrializing nations contributed to the rise in world oil prices in 2008. In China, environmental protection has not kept pace with industrialization, as was the case in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States (review)

China Review International , Volume 16 (1) – Sep 15, 2009

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140 China Review International: Vol. 1, No. 1, Mogao grottoes at Dunhuang (of which more than twenty illustrated volumes have been published in China), and the Nine Story Tibetan Art stupa at Gyantse, which have been thoroughly studied and analyzed by the great Italian scholar Giuseppe Tucci. Amy MacNair's monumental study and faultless scholarship rank with the best of these studies. Donors of Longmen is a classic, a book to have on site in order to understand more fully Longmen and to use, as well, as an essential guide to understanding medieval China. Michael Saso Michael Saso is a professor emeritus at the University of Hawai`i and director of the Sino-Asian Institute. National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council. Energy Futures and Urban Air Pollution: Challenges for China and the United States. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2008. xix, 366 pp. Paperback $76.25, isbn 978-0-309-11140-9. China has been experiencing rapid economic growth and urbanization, resulting in soaring energy consumption and degraded air quality. Energy demand from China and other industrializing nations contributed to the rise in world oil prices in 2008. In China, environmental protection has not kept pace with industrialization, as was the case in the

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