Blaming cities for climate change? An analysis of urban greenhouse gas emissions inventories

@article{Dodman2009BlamingCF,
  title={Blaming cities for climate change? An analysis of urban greenhouse gas emissions inventories},
  author={David Dodman},
  journal={Environment \& Urbanization},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={185 - 201}
}
  • D. Dodman
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • History
  • Environment & Urbanization
Cities are often blamed for high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. However, an analysis of emissions inventories shows that — in most cases — per capita emissions from cities are lower than the average for the countries in which they are located. The paper assesses these patterns of emissions by city and by sector, discusses the implications of different methodological approaches to producing inventories, identifies the main drivers for high levels of greenhouse gas production, and examines… 

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