Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts: Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability

Author:   Kuishuang Feng (University of Maryland, USA) ,  Klaus Hubacek (University of Maryland, USA) ,  Yang Yu
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138826069


Pages:   118
Publication Date:   27 August 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Kuishuang Feng (University of Maryland, USA) ,  Klaus Hubacek (University of Maryland, USA) ,  Yang Yu
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.454kg
ISBN:  

9781138826069


ISBN 10:   1138826065
Pages:   118
Publication Date:   27 August 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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1. Introduction 2. Methodology: Environmental Impact Accounting Approaches 3. Local consumption and global air pollution 4. Local consumption and global land use 5. Carbon footprint of Chinese megacities - the case study of Beijing, Tianjin, 6. The Economic Gains and Environmental Losses of U.S. Consumption 7. Consumption-based accounting of U.S. CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2010 8. Global water footprint of nations: A case study of the UK 9. Conclusions: stepping back

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Kuishuang Feng is Research Professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland, U.S. Klaus Hubacek is a Professor at the Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen (ESRIG), University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Yang Yu is Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Sciences and Teacher Education at Howard Community College, Maryland, U.S.

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