The Role of US Households in Global Carbon Emissions

@inproceedings{Shammin2012TheRO,
  title={The Role of US Households in Global Carbon Emissions},
  author={Rumi Shammin},
  year={2012}
}
United States (US) is currently responsible for about 20% of global carbon emissions. The residential sector is responsible for a little over 20% of this emission. From this perspective, US households account for about 4% of global carbon emissions. Such sector-based approach is commonly used in energy analysis and energy policy. However, this is not necessarily a complete representation of the reality of household carbon emissions. The residential sector includes all energy directly used by… CONTINUE READING

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