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Sustainability References

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Barrett, John. 2001. "Component Ecological Footprint: Developing Sustainable Scenarios." Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 19(2):107-118. [PDF] [related paper with J. Barrett (PDF)]

Chambers, Nicky, Craig Simmons, and Mathis Wackernagel. 2000. Sharing Nature's Interest: Using Ecological Footprints as an Indicator of Sustainability. Earthscan, London.

Chancel, Lucas. 2014. "Are younger generations higher carbon emitters than their elders? Inequalities, generations and CO2 emissions in France and in the USA." Ecological Economics 100:195-207. [PDF]

  • Despite much attention to millennials living more lightly in the popular discourse, Chancel suggests that there is no difference in greenhouse gas emissions between generations in the U.S., whereas baby boomers emit more GHGs than younger generations in France.

Chefurka, Paul. 2013. "Thermodynamic Footprints." Approaching the Limits to Growth 12 March. 

Denholma, Paul and Robert M. Margolis. 2008. "Land-use Requirements and the Per-capita Solar Footprint for Photovoltaic Generation in the United States." Energy Policy 36(9):3531-3543.                                                 

Dias de Oliviera, Marcelo E., Burton E. Vaughan, and Edward J. Rykiel Jr. 2005. "Ethanol as Fuel: Energy, Carbon Dioxide Balances, and Ecological Footprint." BioScience 55(7):593-602. [PDF] [related presentation (PDF)] [news article]

Dietz, Thomas, Eugene A. Rosa, and Richard York. 2007. "Driving the Human Ecological Footprint." Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 5:13‐18. [abstract]

Ewing, Brad, David Moore, Steven Goldfinger, Anna Oursler, Anders Reed, and Mathis Wackernagel. 2010. The Ecological Footprint Atlas 2010. Global Footprint Network, Oakland. [PDF]

Folke, Carl, Asa Jansson, Jonas  Larsson, and Robert Costanza. "Ecosystem Appropriation by Cities." Ambio 26:167-172. [PDF]

Galli, Alessandro, Thomas Wiedmann, Ertug Ercin, Doris Knoblauch, Brad Ewing, and Stefan Giljum. 2012. "Integrating Ecological, Carbon and Water footprint into a 'Footprint Family' of indicators: Definition and role in tracking human pressure on the planet." Ecological Indicators 16:100-112. [PDF]

Guijt, Irene and Alex Moiseev with Robert Prescott-Allen. 2001. IUCN Resources Kit for Sustainability Assessment. "Part A-Overview" (PDF), "Part B-Facilitators' Materials" (PDF),  "Part C-Slides for Facilitators" (PDF). IUCN/IDRC Sustainability Assessment Team, IUCN Monitoring and Evaluation Initiative, May 2001. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 

Hillman, Tim and Anu Ramaswami. 2010. "Greenhouse Gas Emission Footprints and Energy Use Benchmarks for Eight U.S. Cities." Environmental Science and Technology 44(6):1902–1910.

Hoekstra, A.Y. 2008. "Human Appropriation of Natural Capital: A Comparison of Ecological Footprint and Water Footprint Analysis." Ecological Economics 68:1963-1974. [PDF]

Kissinger, Meidad and Abraham Haim. 2008. "Urban Hinterlands – The Case of an Israeli Town Ecological Footprint." Environment, Development and Sustainability 10(4):391-405. [PDF]

Lissy, Mary. 2012. "Carbon Footprint of an Educational Institution as a Technique for Sustainable Development." The International Journal of Engineering and Science 1(2):196-200. [PDF]

Moffat, Ian. 2000. "Ecological Footprints and Sustainable Development." Ecological Economics 32:359-362. [PDF

Ohl, Brian, Steven Wolf, and William Anderson. 2008. "A Modest Proposal: Global Rationalization of Ecological Footprint to Eliminate Ecological Debt." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 4(1):5-16. [PDF

Pimentel, David and Marcia Pimentel. 2003. "Sustainability of Meat-based and Plant-based Diets and the Environment." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 78(Suppl):660S-663S.

Rees, William E. 1992. "Ecological Footprints and Appropriated Carrying Capacity: What Urban Economics Leaves Out." Environment and Urbanization 4(2):121-130. [PDF]

Rees, William E. 1996. "Revisiting Carrying Capacity: Area-based Indicators of Sustainability." Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 17(3):195-215.

Rees, William E. 2001. "Ecological Footprint Concept." Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 2:229-243.

Rees, William E. 2004. "The Eco-Footprint of Agriculture: A Far-from-(Thermodynamic)-Equilibrium Interpretation." Pages 87-111 in Allan Eaglesham, Alan Wildeman, and Ralph W.F. Hardy (eds.), Papers from NABC's 16th Annual Meeting, University of Guelph, June 13-15, Report #16. National Agricultural Biotechnology Council, Ithaca. [PDF]

Rees, William E. 2010. "The Human Nature of Unsustainability." Post Carbon Institute, Santa Rosa, California. [PDF]

Rees, William E. 2010b. "What’s Blocking Sustainability? Human Nature, Cognition, and Denial." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 6(2):13-25. 

Rees, William E. and Mathis Wackernagel. 1994. "Ecological Footprints and Appropriated Carrying Capacity: Measuring the Natural Capital Requirements of the Human Economy." Pages 362-390 in A.M. Jansson, M. Hammer, C. Folke, and R. Costanza (eds.), Investing in Natural Capital: The Ecological Economics Approach to Sustainability. Island Press, Washington, D.C

Rees, William E. and Mathis Wackernagel. 1996. "Urban Ecological Footprints: Why Cities Cannot Be Sustainable – And Why they Are a Key to Sustainability." Environmental Impact Assessment Review 16(4-6):223-248. [PDF

Rees, William E., Mathis Wackernagel, and Phil Testemale. 1996. Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth. New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, British Columbia.

Sanderson, Eric W., Malanding Jaiteh, Marc A. Levy, Kent H. Redford, Antoinette V. Wannebo, and Gillian Woolmer. 2002. "The Human Footprint and the Last of the Wild." BioScience 52(10):891-904. [PDF] [related website]

Venetoulis, Jason and John Talberth. 2008. "Refining the Ecological Footprint." Environment, Development and Sustainability 10(4):441-469. [PDF]

Venetoulis, Jason, D. Chazan, and C. Gaudet. 2004. Ecological Footprint of Nations. Redefining Progress, Oakland. [PDF]

Wackernagel, Mathis and William Rees. 1997. "Perceptual and Structural Barriers to Investing in Natural Capital: Economics from an Ecological Footprint Perspective." Ecological Economics 20(1):3-24. [abstract]

Wackernagel, Mathis, Niels B. Schulz, Diana Deumling, Alejandro Callejas Linares, Martin Jenkins, Valerie Kapos, Chad Monfreda, Jonathan Loh, Norman Myers, Richard Norgaard, and Jørgen Randers. 2002. "Tracking the Ecological Overshoot of the Human Economy." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99(14):9266-9271.

Wiedmann, Thomas and John Barrett. 2010. "A Review of the Ecological Footprint Indicator—Perceptions and Methods." Sustainability 2:1645-1693. [PDF]

Wiedmann, Thomas O., Heinz Schandl, Manfred Lenzen, Daniel Moran, Sangwon Suh, James West, and Keiichiro Kanemoto. 2013. "The material footprint of nations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 3 September. [PDF] [news story in ScienceDaily]

Wright, Lawrence, Simon Kemp, and Ian Williams. 2011. "'Carbon footprinting': towards a universally accepted definition." Carbon Management 2(1):61-72. [abstract] [related presentation by authors (PDF)]

Zhao, Sheng, Zizhen Li, and Wenlong Li. 2005. "A Modified Method of Ecological Footprint Calculation and its Application." Ecological Modelling 185(1):65-75. [PDF] [abstract]

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