Industrial Transformation and Low-Carbon Development of Resource-Based Cities: Taking Ordos City as an Example

Teer gele, Zuojun WANG


The industrial transformation pattern of resource-based cities can be analyzed from the industrial life cycle as to determine the optimal industrial transition period. To carry out the initial investment, the cities need to analyze the essential elements of industrial development, so that the cities can achieve sustainable development. The paper put industries into four categories: Resource-based high pollution industries, resource-based low pollution industries, non-resource-based high pollution industries and non-resource-based low pollution industries. Finally, the paper proposes that industries need low-carbon technology and the cities need to support optimal industries.


Resource-based cities; Industrial transformation; Low carbon development

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