Terminological Glossary
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Brown clouds (棕色云团): A cloud-shaped mixture of pollutants consisting primarily of fine particles, including carbon and organic particles, sulfates, nitrates, ammonium salts, sand, and dust in the troposphere.

Carbon lock-in (碳锁定): A “carbon lock-in” is a phenomenon which appears when a country constructs infrastructure for high carbon consumption with a life span of 50 to 100 years. Due to the inertia of industrial activities and economic scale, technology, policies, and the structure of systems will gradually lean towards…

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“Terminological Glossary”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 12 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004183025_029>

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