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Xu, R., D. Tong, S.J. Davis, X. Qin, J. Cheng, Q. Shi, Y. Liu, C. Chen, L. Yan, X. Yan, H. Wang, D. Zheng, K. He and Q. Zhang (2023), Plant-by-plant decarbonization strategies for the global steel industry, Nat. Clim. Change, 13, 1067–1074. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Qin, X., D. Tong, F. Liu, R. Wu, B. Zheng, Y. Zheng, J. Liu, R. Xu, C. Chen, L. Yan and Q. Zhang (2022), Global and regional drivers of power plant CO2 emissions over the last three decades revealed from unit-based database, Earth’s Future, 10(10), 1–18. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Chen, C., R. Xu, D. Tong, X. Qin, J. Cheng, J. Liu, B. Zheng, L. Yan, Q. Zhang (2022), A striking growth of CO2 emissions from the global cement industry driven by new facilities in emerging countries, Environ. Res. Lett., 17(4), 044007. [Link] [PDF]

Liu, J., D. Tong, Y. Zheng, J. Cheng, X. Qin, Q. Shi, L. Yan, Y. Lei and Q. Zhang (2021), Carbon and air pollutant emissions from China’s cement industry 1990–2015: trends, evolution of technologies and drivers, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1627–1647. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Wang, X., Y. Lei, L. Yan, T. Liu, Q. Zhang and K. He (2019), A unit-based emission inventory of SO2, NOx and PM for the Chinese iron and steel industry from 2010 to 2015, Sci. Total Environ., 676, 18-30. [Link] [PDF]

Tong, D., Q. Zhang, S. J. Davis, F. Liu, B. Zheng, G. Geng, T. Xue, M. Li, C. Hong, Z. Lu, D. G. Streets, D. Guan and K. He (2018), Targeted emission reductions from global super-polluting power plant units, Nat. Sustain., 1, 59-68. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Tong, D., Q. Zhang, F. Liu, G. Geng, Y. Zheng, T. Xue, C. Hong, R. Wu, Y. Qin, H. Zhao, L. Yan and K. He (2018), Current Emissions and Future Mitigation Pathways of Coal-Fired Power Plants in China from 2010 to 2030, Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 12905-12914. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Liu, F., Q. Zhang, D. Tong, B. Zheng, M. Li, H. Huo and K. He (2015), High-resolution inventory of technologies, activities, and emissions of coal-fired power plants in China from 1990 to 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13299-13317. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

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Yan, X., Tong, D., Zheng, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, S., Qin, X., Chen, C., Xu, R., Cheng, J., Shi, Q., Zheng, D., He, K., Zhang, Q., & Lei, Y. (2024), Cost-effectiveness uncertainty may bias the decision of coal power transitions in China. Nat. Commun., 15(1), 2272. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Tong, D., G. Geng, Q. Zhang, J. Cheng, X. Qin, C. Hong, K. He, S. J. Davis (2021), Health co-benefits of climate change mitigation depend on strategic power plant retirements and pollution controls, Nat. Clim. Change, 11(12), 1077–1083. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Guo, R., J. Wang, L. Bing, D. Tong, P. Ciais, S. J. Davis, R. M. Andrew, F. Xi, Z. Liu (2021), Global CO2 uptake by cement from 1930 to 2019, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13(4), 1791–1805. [Link] [PDF]

Tong, D., Q. Zhang, Y. Zheng, K. Caldeira, C. Shearer, C. Hong, Y. Qin and S. J. Davis (2019), Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 degrees C climate target, Nature, 572, 373-377. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Zhang, Q., X. Jiang, D. Tong, S. J. Davis, H. Zhao, G. Guan, T. Feng, B. Zheng, Z. Lu, D. G. Streets., R. Ni, M. Brauer, A. van Donkelaar, R. V. Martin, H. Huo, Z. Liu, D. Pan, H. Kan, Y. Yan, J. Lin, K. He and D. Guan (2017), Transboundary health impacts of transported global air pollution and international trade, Nature, 543(7647), 705-709. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Qin, Y., N. D. Mueller, S. Siebert, R. B. Jackson, A. AghaKouchak, J. B. Zimmerman, D. Tong, C. Hong and S. J. Davis (2019), Flexibility and intensity of global water use, Nat. Sustain., 2(6), 515-523. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Fofrich, R., D. Tong, K. Calvin, H. S. De Boer, J. Emmerling, O. Fricko, S. Fujimori, G. Luderer, J. Rogelj and S. J. Davis (2020), Early retirement of power plants in climate mitigation scenarios, Environ. Res. Lett., 15, 094064. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]

Shearer, C., D. Tong, R. Fofrich and S. J. Davis (2020), Committed emissions of the U.S. power sector, 2000–2018. AGU Adv., 1, e2020AV000162. [Link] [PDF] [Altmetric]