Papers and Presentations

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A Lifecycle Assessment of U.S. Household Consumption
Christopher M. Jones
This project uses an input-output lifecycle assessment approach to estimate the GHG and conventional pollutants related to the goods and services consumed by the typical U.S. household. Direct and indirect sources of emissions are considered in five...
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Climate-friendly purchasing?
Christopher M. Jones
Working paper prepared for the Climate Project, June 2007. Due to the global economy’s dependence on fossil fuels for energy, every dollar spent by consumers results in the release of climate warming gases. But which decisions result in the greatest...
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Consumer-oriented Life Cycle Assessment of Food, Goods & Services
Christopher M. Jones, Daniel M. Kammen, Daniel T. McGrath
Life cycle assessment is a powerful framework for economic, social, and environmental cost pricing of consumer goods and services. We have extended the capacity of input-output life cycle assessment to approximate cradle-to-consumer environmental...

Resources

Carbon Footprint of Typical U.S. Household
Christopher M. Jones
Image | Consumption-Based Carbon Footprint of the San Francisco Bay Area, California
Mia Yamauchi (based on data from Jones & Kammen paper)
Image | Gaz Guzzler Waste
Mia Yamauchi (based on data from Jones & Kammen paper)
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