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Greenhouses Gas emissions from oil and gas development; Carbon emission trading


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Dr. Guo is an Assistant Professor in Geography Department at Hong Kong Baptist University and a research fellow at the Asia Energy Study Centre. She received M.Econ. in Environmental Economics from Renmin University in 2012 and Ph.D. in Geography from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015. She studies environmental impacts of unconventional energy development, with a focus on the development of shale gas. She’s been working on empirical research of shale gas production in the U.S. and China as a visiting research fellow at Harvard from 2014-2015 and PI of National Nature Science Foundation Projects “Environmental impacts of shale gas development: monitoring, assessment and regulation”. and General Research Fund project “Methane emissions from the shale gas production in China”.

Research Interests

  • Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
  • Carbon Emission Trading
  • Energy Policy
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, PhD, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Economics/Economics and Public Affairs, Master, Renmin University of China

Urban Development and Environmental Management, Bachelor, Renmin University of China


  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • Methane Emissions
  • Unconventional Gas Development
  • Oil and Gas
  • Energy Policy
  • Carbon Emission Trading
  • Environmental Impact Assessment


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