Role of e-reader adoption in life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of book reading activities

  title={Role of e-reader adoption in life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of book reading activities},
  author={Eri Amasawa and Tomohiko Ihara and Keisuke Hanaki},
  journal={The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment},
PurposeThe purpose of this research is to identify at what extent e-book reading reduces global warming potential (GWP) of book reading activities relative to that of reading only paper books. Past studies assume e-books and paper books are interchangeable during consumption, but adopting e-book reading can alter reading patterns in reality. This research comparatively assessed the GWP of reading only paper books and that of reading pattern of after e-reader adoption of consumer segments… 

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