H Scott Matthews

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Affiliation: Carnegie Mellon University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Life cycle impact assessment: a challenge for risk analysts
    H Scott Matthews
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 22:853-60. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of carbon footprint estimation boundaries
    H Scott Matthews
    Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5839-42. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Uncertainty analysis of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from petroleum-based fuels and impacts on low carbon fuel policies
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:125-31. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint State-level infrastructure and economic effects of switchgrass cofiring with coal in existing power plants for carbon mitigation
    William R Morrow
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6657-62. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Categorization of Scope 3 emissions for streamlined enterprise carbon footprinting
    Y Anny Huang
    Department of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8509-15. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Policy implications of uncertainty in modeled life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of biofuels
    Kimberley A Mullins
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:132-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Implications of near-term coal power plant retirement for SO2 and NOX and life cycle GHG emissions
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:9838-45. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Historical carbon footprinting and implications for sustainability planning: a case study of the Pittsburgh region
    Rachel Hoesly
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:4283-90. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Uncertainty in life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from United States natural gas end-uses and its effects on policy
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8182-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Relevance of emissions timing in biofuel greenhouse gases and climate impacts
    Stefan Schwietzke
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Baker Hall 129, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8197-203. 2011

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Life cycle impact assessment: a challenge for risk analysts
    H Scott Matthews
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Risk Anal 22:853-60. 2002
    ..Providing valuable information to decisionmakers requires advances in both LCA and risk analysis. These two disciplines should be closely linked, since each has much to contribute to the other...
  2. ncbi request reprint The importance of carbon footprint estimation boundaries
    H Scott Matthews
    Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5839-42. 2008
    ..Such information can help firms pursue carbon and environmental emission mitigation projects not only within their own plants but also across their supply chain...
  3. doi request reprint Uncertainty analysis of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from petroleum-based fuels and impacts on low carbon fuel policies
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:125-31. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint State-level infrastructure and economic effects of switchgrass cofiring with coal in existing power plants for carbon mitigation
    William R Morrow
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6657-62. 2007
    ..S. regions. A national level analysis could suggest a lowest-cost cofiring region. This paper presents techniques and assumptions that can simplify biomass energy policy analysis with little effect on analysis conclusions...
  5. doi request reprint Categorization of Scope 3 emissions for streamlined enterprise carbon footprinting
    Y Anny Huang
    Department of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:8509-15. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Policy implications of uncertainty in modeled life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of biofuels
    Kimberley A Mullins
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:132-8. 2011
    ..g., increased emissions), and a calculated risk of failure due to uncertainty can be used to inform more appropriate reduction targets in future biofuel policies...
  7. doi request reprint Implications of near-term coal power plant retirement for SO2 and NOX and life cycle GHG emissions
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:9838-45. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Historical carbon footprinting and implications for sustainability planning: a case study of the Pittsburgh region
    Rachel Hoesly
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:4283-90. 2012
    ..Our results suggest additional resources and improved planning paradigms are likely necessary to achieve significant emissions reductions, especially for areas where emissions are still increasing...
  9. doi request reprint Uncertainty in life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from United States natural gas end-uses and its effects on policy
    Aranya Venkatesh
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8182-9. 2011
    ..This likelihood of an increase in GHG emissions is indicative of the potential failure of a climate policy targeting reductions in GHG emissions...
  10. doi request reprint Relevance of emissions timing in biofuel greenhouse gases and climate impacts
    Stefan Schwietzke
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Baker Hall 129, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 45:8197-203. 2011
    ..The added uncertainty of potentially employing more complex emissions metrics is yet to be quantified...
  11. ncbi request reprint Economic and environmental transportation effects of large-scale ethanol production and distribution in the United States
    Heather L Wakeley
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:2228-33. 2009
    ..To reduce costs, we recommend regional concentration of E85 blends for future ethanol production and use...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of the production costs and life-cycle GHG emissions of FT liquid fuels from coal and natural gas
    Paulina Jaramillo
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:7559-65. 2008
    ..If the U.S. has a goal of increasing its energy security, and at the same time significantly reducing its GHG emissions, neither CTL nor GTL consumption seem a reasonable path to follow...
  13. doi request reprint Economic sources and spatial distribution of airborne chromium risks in the U.S
    Amanda P Rehr
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:2131-7. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint National-level infrastructure and economic effects of switchgrass cofiring with coal in existing power plants for carbon mitigation
    William R Morrow
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3501-7. 2008
    ..We explain the variation in transportation expenses and highlight regional cost of mitigation variations as transportation overwhelms other cofiring costs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparative life-cycle air emissions of coal, domestic natural gas, LNG, and SNG for electricity generation
    Paulina Jaramillo
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6290-6. 2007
    ..For SOx and NOx we find there are significant emissions in the upstream stages of the NG/ LNG life-cycles, which contribute to a larger range in SOx and NOx emissions for NG/LNG than for coal and SNG...
  16. doi request reprint Potentials for sustainable transportation in cities to alleviate climate change impacts
    Yeganeh Mashayekh
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 46:2529-37. 2012
    ..Agencies need to broaden their agendas to incorporate such combination in their planning...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of biofuel crop production on the formation of hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico
    Christine Costello
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7985-91. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint Inventory development and input-output model of U.S. land use: relating land in production to consumption
    Christine Costello
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:4937-43. 2011
    ..The quantitative land use results of this analysis could be integrated with qualitative metrics such as weighting schemes designed to reflect environmental impact or life cycle impact assessment methods...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impacts of variability in cellulosic biomass yields on energy security
    Kimberley A Mullins
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 48:7215-21. 2014
    ..Feedstock yield variability needs to be a central part of modeling to ensure that policy makers acknowledge risks to energy supplies and develop strategies or contingency plans that mitigate those risks. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Modeling switchgrass derived cellulosic ethanol distribution in the United States
    William R Morrow
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2877-86. 2006
    ..In addition to these results, national and regional policy challenges on how to pay for and optimize a new fuel and distribution infrastructure in the United States are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint A mixed-unit input-output model for environmental life-cycle assessment and material flow analysis
    Troy Hawkins
    Green Design Institute, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:1024-31. 2007
    ..Examples of these models are provided along with a discussion of uncertainty and extensions to these models...
  22. doi request reprint Primary and embedded steel imports to the U.S.: implications for the design of border tax adjustments
    Catherine F Izard
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6563-9. 2010
    ..However, the amount of steel imported to the U.S. is negligible (5%) compared to foreign production in BTA-eligible countries and is unlikely to motivate affected countries to impose an emissions reduction policy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Embodied environmental emissions in U.S. international trade, 1997-2004
    Christopher L Weber
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4875-81. 2007
    ..S. imports has grown from between 0.5 and 0.8 Gt of CO2 in 1997 to between 0.8 and 1.8 Gt of CO2 in 2004, representing between 9-14% and 13-30% of U.S. (2-4% to 3-7% of global) CO2 emissions in 1997 and 2004, respectively...
  24. ncbi request reprint Food-miles and the relative climate impacts of food choices in the United States
    Christopher L Weber
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:3508-13. 2008
    ..Shifting less than one day per week's worth of calories from red meat and dairy products to chicken, fish, eggs, or a vegetable-based diet achieves more GHG reduction than buying all locally sourced food...
  25. ncbi request reprint Adding sustainability to the engineer's toolbox: a challenge for engineering educators
    Cliff I Davidson
    Carnegie Mellon University, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4847-50. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Environmental effects of interstate power trading on electricity consumption mixes
    Joe Marriott
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:8584-90. 2005
    ..This result does validate the average mix assumption made in many environmental assessments, but it is important to accurately quantify the generation methods for electricity used when doing life-cycle analyses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Landfill-gas-to-Energy projects: analysis of net private and social benefits
    Paulina Jaramillo
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:7365-73. 2005
    ..015/kWh. The method developed for this paper can be applied to other renewable energy technologies, to show their relative social costs and benefits...
  28. ncbi request reprint Life cycle benefits of using nanotechnology to stabilize platinum-group metal particles in automotive catalysts
    Shannon M Lloyd
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:1384-92. 2005
    ..Finally, we employ economic input-output and process-based life cycle assessment models to estimate the direct and life cycle benefits from reducing PGM mining and refining...