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North and south: Regional footprints on the transition pathway towards a low carbon, global economy

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2010

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Cranston, G. R., and Hammond, G. P., 2010, North and south: Regional footprints on the transition pathway towards a low carbon, global economy: Applied Energy, v. 87, iss. 9, p. 2945-2951.

Summary

Environmental or 'ecological' footprints are indicators of resource consumption and waste absorption transformed on the basis of biologically productive land area required per capita with prevailing technology. They represent a partial measure of the extent to which the planet, its regions, or nations are moving along a sustainable development pathway. Such footprints vary between countries at different stages of economic development and varying geographic characteristics. A correlation equation for national environmental footprints is used, alongside international projections of population growth and gross regional income, to estimate the relative contributions of the peoples of the industrialised North and populous South that would [...]

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 0306-2619

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