- A demand-centered, hybrid life-cycle methodology for city-scale greenhouse gas inventoriesAnu Ramaswami
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:6455-61. 2008..The method is shown to have significant policy impacts, and also demonstrates the utility of benchmarks in understanding energy use in various city sectors...
- Quantifying carbon mitigation wedges in U.S. cities: near-term strategy analysis and critical reviewAnu Ramaswami
Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States
Environ Sci Technol 46:3629-42. 2012..Less than half the cities capitalize on cross-scale linkages with higher-impact state-scale policies. Interdisciplinary field research can help address the mis-match in plans, actions, and outcomes...
- Life cycle energy use and greenhouse gas emission analysis for a water resource recovery facility in IndiaLeslie Miller-Robbie
Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Sys tems, University of Colorado Denver, Denver Colorado, USA
Water Environ Res 85:621-31. 2013..9gCO2e/L) were lower than those expected if untreated wastewater was released to the river. Investments made by WRRFs in developing world cities improve water quality and may mitigate overall GHG emissions...
- Greenhouse gas emission footprints and energy use benchmarks for eight U.S. citiesTim Hillman
Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Program, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Environ Sci Technol 44:1902-10. 2010..Energy-, travel-, and key materials-consumption efficiency metrics are elucidated in these sectors; these consumption metrics are observed to be largely similar across the eight U.S. cities and consistent with national/regional averages...