The influence of urban form on GHG emissions in the U.S. household sector

  title={The influence of urban form on GHG emissions in the U.S. household sector},
  author={S. Lee and B. Lee},
  journal={Energy Policy},
  • S. Lee, B. Lee
  • Published 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Energy Policy
  • To better understand the role of sustainable urban development in greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation, this study examines the paths by which urban form influences an individual household׳s carbon dioxide emissions in the 125 largest urbanized areas in the U.S. Our multilevel SEM analyses show that doubling population-weighted density is associated with a reduction in CO2 emissions from household travel and residential energy consumption by 48% and 35%, respectively. Centralized population and… CONTINUE READING
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