Author: Professor Futian QU

China cultivated land change and its carbon budget measurement based on the system dynamics

Guancong HE,
Professor Shaoliang ZHANG,
Professor Xiaoping SHI,
Professor Futian QU,
Professor Jinming YAN,
Professor Zhengfu BIAN,
Associate Professor Xiaoshun LI,
Dongmei JIANG
Summary As a result of industrialization, an increasing proportion of China’s cultivated land is being urbanized, causing considerable environmental damage. In an endeavour to promote a low-carbon economy, this article focuses on modeling the carbon budget resulting from the industrialization and urbanization of farmland from 1996 to 2020, using empirical analysis and a dynamic system. The results show that, the area of China’s cultivated land is decreasing, whereas, land is being …