Cities must cut their ‘consumption emissions’ – here’s how

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Release date: 26/3/2021


We know that the consumption-based emissions of large cities need to be reduced by two-thirds within the next decade to prevent climate breakdown. This blindspot risks undermining current reduction efforts as it leaves future increases in consumption – and therefore emissions – unchecked. It also outsources responsibility for these emissions elsewhere. In this blog post we consider how can cities that rely on consumption recover from the COVID-19 pandemic in a way that also tackles consumption-based emissions?

Media contributions

TitleCities must cut their ‘consumption emissions’ – here’s how
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
PersonsJoe Blakey, Jana Wendler