Dr Yonglong Lu is a Distinguished Professor, Xiamen University and Research Centre for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Chair of Regional Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management Group.

Dr Yonglong Lu (吕永龙) is a Distinguished University Professor, Xiamen University, and Research Centre for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Chair of its Regional Ecological Risk Assessment and Environmental Management Group.  Dr Yonglong Lu is also an Affiliate Professor of Renmin University of China, University of Science and Technology of China, and Auburn University, USA.

Dr Lu is an elected Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences; a foreign member of Academia Europaea; past President of Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment; President of Pacific Science Association; Science Advisor of International Union for Conservation of Nature; former member of Committee on Scientific Planning and Review, International Council for Sciences; Vice President of Ecological Society of China; and Chair of Committee on Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Chinese Society for Sustainable Development. He also serves as a Science Advisor to UNESCO’s Biotechnology Research Centre and the National Research Institute of Humanity and Nature of Japan, and is a jury member for the category of Ecology and Conservation Biology, BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards.

His research interests include ecological impacts and risk assessment of emerging pollutants, pollution and climate change interaction, sustainable coastal ecosystems management, urban ecological planning and assessment, environmental management and emergency response, and environmental technology innovation and diffusion policies.

Dr Lu  has published more than 340 papers in the peer reviewed journals and has authored or co-authored 17 books. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Ecosystem Health and Sustainability jointly appointed by the Ecological Society of America and Ecological Society of China through a global search process, an Associate Editor of Science Advances, the founder and Associate Editor of Environmental Development: Trans-disciplinary Journal of SCOPE, Associate Editor of Acta Ecologica Sinica, and an editorial board member of Journal of Sustainability Research, Chemistry and Ecology, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, and other peer-reviewed journals. He was the Guest Editor of a supplementary issue of Science magazine “Science in the Chinese Academy of Sciences” (2012).

Selected Publications

Xiaoqi Zheng, Yonglong Lu*, Jingjing Yuan, Yvette Baninla, Sheng Zhang, Nils Chr. Stenseth*, Dag O. Hessen, Hanqin Tian, Michael Obersteiner, Deliang Chen,2020. Drivers of change in China’s energy-related CO2 emissions,Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 1-8. doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1908513117

Yonglong Lu*, Yueqing Zhang, Xianghui Cao, Chenchen Wang, Yichao Wang, Meng Zhang, Robert C. Ferrier, Alan Jenkins, Jingjing Yuan, Mark J Bailey, Deliang Chen, Hanqin Tian, Hong Li, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Zhongxiang Zhang, 2019. Forty years of reform and opening up: China’s progress toward a sustainable path. Science Advances, 5(8):1-10, eaau9413. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau9413

Yonglong Lu*, Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Martin Visbeck, Anne-Sophie Stevance, 2015. Five priorities for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Nature, 520:432-433. doi:10.1038/520432a

Yichao Wang, Yonglong Lu*, Guizhen He, Chenchen Wang, Jingjing Yuan, Xianghui Cao, 2020. Spatial variability of sustainable development goals in China: A provincial level evaluation. Environmental Development, 100483. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2019.100483

Yonglong Lu*, Jingjing Yuan, Xiaotian Lu, Chao Su, Yueqing Zhang, chenchen wang, Xianghui Cao, Qifeng Li, Jilan Su, Venugopalan Ittekkot, Angus Garbutt, Simon Bush, Stephen Fletcher, Tonny Wagey, Anatolii Kachur, Neville Sweijd, 2018. Major threats of pollution and climate change to global coastal ecosystems and enhanced management for sustainability, Environmental Pollution, 239: 670-680. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.04.016.

Yonglong Lu*, Jingjing Yuan, Martin Visbeck, Steve Fletcher, Guizhen He, 2016. Rate oceans’ capital to help achieve SDGs, Nature, 537:34. https://www.nature.com/articles/537034d

Yajuan Shi, Ruoshi Wang, Yonglong Lu*, Shuai Song, Andrew C. Johnson, Andrew Sweetman, Kevin Jones, 2016. Regional multi-compartment ecological risk assessment: Establishing cadmium pollution risk in the northern Bohai Rim, China, Environment International, 94: 283-291. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2016.05.024

Yonglong Lu*, Alan Jenkins*, Robert C. Ferrier, Mark Bailey, Iain J. Gordon, Shuai Song, Jikun Huang, Shaofeng Jia, Fusuo Zhang, Xuejun Liu, Zhaozhong Feng, Zhibin Zhang, 2015. Addressing China’s Grand Challenge of Achieving Food Security Whilst Ensuring Environmental Sustainability, Science Advances, 1(1):1-8 e1400039. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1400039

Yonglong Lu*, Shuai Song, Ruoshi Wang, Zhaoyang Liu, Jing Meng, Andrew J. Sweetman, Alan Jenkins, Robert C. Ferrier, Hong Li , Wei Luo, Tieyu Wang, 2015. Impacts of Soil and Water Pollution on Food Safety and Health Risks in China, Environment International, 77: 5-15. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2014.12.010

Shijie Liu, Yonglong Lu*, Tieyu Wang, Shuangwei Xie, Kevin C. Jones, Andrew J. Sweetman, 2014. Using gridded multimedia model to simulate spatial fate of Benzo[α]pyrene on regional scale, Environment International, 63: 53-63. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2013.10.015

Guizhen He, Lei Zhang, Author Mol, Yonglong Lu*, Jianguo Liu, 2013. Revising China's Environmental Law, Science, 341:133. DOI:10.1126/science.1235000

Shuangwei Xie, Tieyu Wang*, Shijie Liu, Kevin C. Jones, Andrew J. Sweetman, Yonglong Lu*, 2013. Industrial source identification and emission estimation of perfluorooctane sulfonate in China, Environmental International, 52:1-8. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2012.11.004

Shuangwei Xie, Yonglong Lu*, Tieyu Wang, Shijie Liu, Kevin Jones, Andy Sweetman, 2013. Estimation of PFOS emission from domestic sources in the eastern coastal region of China, Environment International, 59: 336-343. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2013.06.015

Guizhen He, Yonglong Lu*, Arthur P.J. Mol, Theo Beckers, 2012. Changes and challenges: China's environmental management in transition, Environmental Development, 3: 25-38. doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2012.05.005

Tieyu Wang, Jong Seong Khim, Chunli Chen, Jonathan E Naile, Yonglong Lu*, Kurunthachalam Kannan, JinSoon Park, Wei Luo, Wentao Jiao, Wenyou Hu, John P. Giesy, 2012. Perfluorinated Compounds in Surface Waters from Northern China: Comparison to Level of Industrialization, Environment International, 42: 37-46. doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2011.03.023

Guizhen He, Arthur P.J. Mol, Yonglong Lu*, 2012. Trust and Credibility in Governing China’s Risk Society, Environmental Science and Technology, 46(14): 7442-7443. https://doi.org/10.1021/es302429e

Jingyi Han, Yonglong Lu*, A. Mol, Lei Zhang, 2008. Small-Scale Bioenergy Projects in Rural China: Lessons to be Learnt, Energy Policy, 36(6): 2154-2162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2008.03.001

Chao Su, Yonglong Lu*, Tieyu Wang, Xiaotian Lu, Shuai Song, Lei Li, Kifayatullah Khan, Chenchen Wang, Ruoyu Liang, 2018. Dynamic multimedia fate simulation of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) from 1981 to 2050 in the urbanizing Bohai Rim of China, Environmental Pollution, 235:235-244. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.12.045

Ying Xing, Yonglong Lu*, Richard W. Dawson, Yajuan Shi, Hong Zhang, Tieyu Wang, Wenbin Liu, Hongchang Ren, 2005. A Spatial Temporal Assessment of Pollution from PCBs in China, Chemosphere, 60 (6):731-739. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2005.05.001

Tieyu Wang, Yonglong Lu*, Hong Zhang, Yajuan Shi, 2005. Contamination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Relevant Management in China, Environment International, 31(6):813-821. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2005.05.043