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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2014 Vol.15 No.6 P.454-464


Emission inventory and trends of NO x for China, 2000–2020*

Author(s):  Yun Shi1,2, Yin-feng Xia1,2, Bi-hong Lu1,2, Nan Liu1, Lei Zhang1,2, Su-jing Li1, Wei Li1,2

Affiliation(s):  1. Key Laboratory of Biomass Chemical Engineering of Ministry of Education, Institute of Industrial Ecology and Environment, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   yunnanshiyun@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  NO x , Emission inventory, Scenario prediction, Energy consumption, China

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Yun Shi, Yin-feng Xia, Bi-hong Lu, Nan Liu, Lei Zhang, Su-jing Li, Wei Li. Emission inventory and trends of NOx for China, 2000–2020[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2014, 15(6): 454-464.

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The rapid growth of NO x emissions in china is mainly due to intensive fossil fuel consumption. In order to control NO x emissions, a multiyear NO x emission inventory was established by a bottom-up approach for the period 2000–2010. The results showed that NO x emissions increased by 2.1 times from 11.81 million tons (Mt) in 2000 to 24.33 Mt in 2010. We found that NO x emissions had exceeded SO2 emissions in 2009 by comparison with their emission trends. We also found that the unbalanced NO x emissions in Eastern china and Western china are mainly due to the different gross regional product and industrial structure. Accounting for 70% of total energy consumption in china, coal is the largest NO x emission source among all the fossil fuels. In addition, the increased use of diesel and gasoline has spurred the increase of NO x emissions from the transportation sector. Manufacturing, electricity production, and transportation together composed about 90% of the national NO x emissions. Meanwhile, energy consumption and NO x emissions in china are predicted to be 3908.5 Mt standard coal equivalent (SCE) and 19.7 Mt in 2020 with this scenario analysis, respectively. To achieve a desired NO x reduction target, china should take strict measures to control NO x emissions, such as improvement in reduction technology, promulgation of new emission standards, and joint control by various Chinese provinces.


重要结论:2010年中国氮氧化物的排放量约是2000年的两倍;自2009年起,中国氮氧化物总排放量超过了二氧化硫总排放量;主要由于产业结构和地区生产总值的不同,中国东部和西部氮氧化物排放量有明显差异;制造业、电力行业和交通运输业是中国氮氧化物的主要排放源,其中交通运输业氮氧化物排放量呈现逐年增长趋势;预计2020年中国氮氧化物排放量为19.7 Mt。


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