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Embedded Carbon Emissions Indicator - ET0101

Project description:

The aim of this project is to monitor the Greenhouse Gas Emissions associated with UK consumption, including those relating to trade flows. More specifically the aim is to:

• Provide a high level analysis of the UK national carbon footprint, covering 123 product groups and all final demand categories on annual basis from 2011 - 2016. This will provide a UK national carbon footprint starting from the year 2009 and continuing until 2013.

• To assess the GHG emissions embedded in UK imports and exports, a `Multi-Regional Input-Output Model` will be used to assess the embedded Greenhouse Gases in products.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2010

To: 2015

Cost: £79,456
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Leeds