The Ripple Effect Throughout the Global Economy
ScienceDaily.com reports that the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies has published a special issue of the Journal of Industrial Ecology.
The issue’s focus is on “Linking Local Consumption and Global Impacts.
[Articles in the special issue are freely downloadable for a limited time.]
- An assessment of the impacts of the 21st century Great Recession on income inequality and households’ carbon footprint.
- The examination of China’s future food demand and its global implications.
- An evaluation of child labor’s role in Indian production and global consumption
- A look at the unequal carbon exchanges of iconic U.S. consumption items.
- A discussion about trade openness in the context of climate-change mitigation.
- An analysis of households’ direct and indirect material, water, and land use requirements and GHG emissions.
- An evaluation of the carbon footprint for different household categories.
- The creation of a global framework to reconcile top-down with bottom-up approaches to identify and evaluate the effectiveness of diverse future scenarios.
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. “Local consumption, global consequences: Examining impacts of an interconnected world: Study investigates widening gap between where products are made, where impacts occur.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 July 2016. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160706131926.htm>.
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