LEWI Research


Dr LI Jianfeng is convenor of the Environment, Health and Sustainability Working Group. He works in the areas of hydroclimatology with focuses on climate change impacts on water resources, water hazards, heat waves, and sustainability at regional and global scales. His studies have been published in top-tier journals, including Nature Climate Change, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Journal of Hydrology, Journal of Climate, and Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.


  • Global and local environmental governance
  • Just transition
  • Eco-urbanism
  • Environmental health
  • Climate change and sustainability


  • Dr LI Jianfeng, Hong Kong Baptist University




  • Professor Vanesa CASTAN BROTO, University of Sheffield
  • Professor GAO Xiang, Lanzhou University
  • Dr HAN Xiao, Hohai University
  • Dr LI He, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Dr Kevin LO Tek-sheng, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Dr Sarah ROGERS, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Mark WANG, University of Melbourne
  • Professor ZHANG Pingyu, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Castán Broto, V. (2019). Urban Energy Landscapes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
LO, T. S. K., Li, H., & Chen, K. (2020). Climate experimentation and the limits of top-down control: local variation of climate pilots in China. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 63(1), 109-126.
Fan, W., Zhang, P., Tong, L. et al. Green Development for Supporting Sustainability of Northeast China: Performance Quantification, Spatio-temporal Dynamics and Implications. Chin. Geogr. Sci. 32, 467–479 (2022).
Chu, N., Zhang, P. & Wu, X. Spatiotemporal evolution characteristics of urbanization and its coupling coordination degree in Russia — perspectives from the population, economy, society, and eco-environment. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2022).
Han, X. & Rogers, S. (2022). Networking Shangnan's tea: socio-economic relations, commodities and agrarian change in rural China. JOURNAL OF PEASANT STUDIES, pp. 26-.
Rogers, S., Wilmsen, B., Han, X., Wang, Z. J., Duan, Y., He, J., ... Wong, C. (2021). Scaling up agriculture? The dynamics of land transfer in inland China. WORLD DEVELOPMENT, 146 pp. 10-.
Rogers, S. (2019). Manufactured Modernity Dwelling, Labour, and Enclosure in China's Poverty Resettlements.
3 Sarah ROGERS b2 Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity
Barnett, J., O’Neill, S., Waller, S. & Rogers, S. (2013). Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity.
Zhen, N., Zhao, Y., Jiang, H., Webber, M., Wang, M., Lamb, V. & Jiang, M. (2022). How coalitions of multiple actors advance policy in China: ecological agriculture at Danjiangkou. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY & PLANNING, pp. 13-.
Lamb, V., Rogers, S. & Wang, M. (2022). The fence 'didn't work': the mundane engagements and material practices of state-led development in China's Danjiangkou Reservoir. TERRITORY POLITICS GOVERNANCE, pp. 21-.
Mark b1 Towards Low Carbon Cities in China
Han, S., Green, R. & Wang, M. (2014). Towards low carbon cities in China: Urban form and greenhouse gas emissions
Mark b2 Urban China in the New Era
Cheng, Z., Chen, J. & Wang, M. (2014). Urban China in the new era: Market reforms, current state, and the road forward