The Role of Consumption in Driving CO2 Emissions

Date: 15 Feb 2012
Speaker(s): John Barrett
Venue: University of Leeds

The seminar explores many of the key issues surrounding the UK’s GHG consumption-based emissions from a methodological and political perspective. The presentation will address the recent trends in consumption-based emissions, consider the robustness of measurements, address issues of carbon leakage, identify policy options and international responses.