Embodied carbon emissions in local final demands of Tianjin in 2007 (left column) and in 2012 (right column).

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As is shown in Figure 2,the carbon emissions driven by gross fixed capital formation held the top proportion (65.56%), andurban household consumption ranked second (19.85%), followed by government consumption (8.77%),inventory increase (4.25%), and rural household consumption (1.58%). This is partially due to therapid development of Tianjin’s city construction in 2012. Tianjin had put great efforts in developingBinhai New Area, where 135 major urban infrastructure projects were completed throughout the whole year (26).