Organisation

University of Leeds

Working paper

The economic and social benefits of low-carbon cities: a systematic review of the evidence

Over half of the population of the world live in urban areas. This means that efforts to meet human development goals and sustain economic growth must be concentrated in cities. However, the pursuit of more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable urban development is complicated by climate...
Report

Consumption based greenhouse gas emissions of C40 cities

This report presents the methodology and results of a study investigating the consumption based greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from 79 cities, carried out by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) in partnership with the University of Leeds (United Kingdom), the University of New South...
Report

Consumption-based GHG emissions of C40 cities

This report presents the methodology and results of a study investigating the consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from 79 cities. To support evidence-based climate action planning, many cities have developed sector-based GHG inventories using standards such as the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emission...