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A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation

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A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation. / Green, Andrew; Warner, Douglas; Tzilivakis, John; Lewis, Kathleen.

Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock: International Symposium on EMIssion of Gas and Dust from LIvestock (EMILI 2012). ed. / Mélynda Hassouna; Nadine Guingand. Rennes, France, 2013. p. 255-259.

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Green, A, Warner, D, Tzilivakis, J & Lewis, K 2013, A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation. in M Hassouna & N Guingand (eds), Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock: International Symposium on EMIssion of Gas and Dust from LIvestock (EMILI 2012). Rennes, France, pp. 255-259, The international symposium on Emissions of Gas and Dust from Livestock , Saint-Malo, France, 10/06/12. <http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/projects/eucarbon/index.htm>

APA

Green, A., Warner, D., Tzilivakis, J., & Lewis, K. (2013). A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation. In M. Hassouna, & N. Guingand (Eds.), Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock: International Symposium on EMIssion of Gas and Dust from LIvestock (EMILI 2012) (pp. 255-259). http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/projects/eucarbon/index.htm

Vancouver

Green A, Warner D, Tzilivakis J, Lewis K. A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation. In Hassouna M, Guingand N, editors, Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock: International Symposium on EMIssion of Gas and Dust from LIvestock (EMILI 2012). Rennes, France. 2013. p. 255-259

Author

Green, Andrew ; Warner, Douglas ; Tzilivakis, John ; Lewis, Kathleen. / A comparison of carbon accounting tools and an evaluation of their potential for greenhouse gas mitigation. Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock: International Symposium on EMIssion of Gas and Dust from LIvestock (EMILI 2012). editor / Mélynda Hassouna ; Nadine Guingand. Rennes, France, 2013. pp. 255-259

Bibtex

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abstract = "This paper presents the findings of a study that compared a number of carbon accounting tools suitable for European farm businesses, including CALM, IMPACCT, CPlan, COOL and others promoted by retailers, the aim being to evaluate their ability to guide farmers to adopt more climate friendly practices. The various tools were first characterised regarding, for example, their approach to the calculation, their scope and boundaries, the targeted end-user and purpose (e.g. marketing, assurance, benchmarking, policy). Using standardised scenarios the outputs from each tool were compared and evaluated in terms of their sensitivity to changing practices, their ability to identify areas for improvement, the significance of output variance in this context and, finally, model functionality. Results revealed a number of positive characteristics in the studied models, but showed that few are sufficiently detailed to be useful for practical on-farm climate change mitigation across Europe.",
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