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Guangwu Chen

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Journal article

4 Jan 2018
2

As global population and urbanization increase, so do the direct and indirect environmental impacts of construction around the world. Low-impact products, buildings, precincts and cities are needed to mitigate the effects of building construction and use. Analysis of embodied energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

Journal article

16 Oct 2017
5

Suburbs have naturally become a focal point of carbon mitigation for cities undergoing rapid suburbanization. This has created a debate over which urban form can more effectively lead to lower household carbon footprints (CF). Previous suburban-scale studies using economic input-output life cycle assessment with national...

Journal article

16 Aug 2016
1

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A trans-national, multi-region input-output analysis for cities is presented.

The authors examine the carbon footprint network of ten cities.

The balance of emissions embodied in trade discloses a hierarchy of responsibility.

The authors model how emissions reductions spread through...

Journal article

29 Jul 2016
2

Progressive cities worldwide have demonstrated political leadership by initiating meaningful strategies and actions to tackle climate change. However, the lack of knowledge concerning embodied greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of cities has hampered effective mitigation. The authors analyse trans-boundary GHG emission transfers between five Australian cities...

Journal article

1 Jan 2016
29

With around 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions directly or indirectly attributed to cities, attempts to mitigate climate change impacts must seriously consider urban carbon transformations. Two challenges are currently constraining urban planning decisions around decarbonisation. Firstly, a lack of detailed knowledge about city-induced emissions...

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