This page contains publications of Global Carbon Project members in relation to the URCM initiative.
GCP Report No. 3. What can be learned from champions of ozone layer protection for urban and regional carbon management in Japan (2006). Workshop Proceedings, 9 February 2006, Tokyo, Japan (pdf, 8.5MB)
Romero P, Lopez H, Rosas A, Gunther G, Correa Z (2005) Urban develpment and the Carbon cycle in Latin America. IAI Final Report (pdf, 2.9MB)
GCP Report No. 2. Social Network Approaches to Urban and Regional Carbon Management (2005). Workshop Proceedings, 5-7 April, 2005, Tsukuba, Japan (pdf, 7.4MB)
Papers, Special Issues, Books
GCP (2010). Ten Years of Advancing Knowledge on the Global Carbon Cycle and its Management. Authors: Lavinia Poruschi, Shobhakar Dhakal and Josep Canadell. Tsukuba: Global Carbon Project
Dhakal, Shobhakar (2010). GHG emissions from urbanization and opportunities for urban carbon mitigation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, article in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2010.05.007. Elsevier
Dhakal, Shobhakar and Ram M. Shrestha eds. (2010) Carbon Emissions and Carbon Management in Cities. Energy Policy Journal Special Section, Volume 38, Issue 9, Pages 4753-5296 (September 2010).
Srinivasan, Ancha, Eric Zusman, and Shobhakar Dhakal eds. (2010) Low Carbon Transport in Asia: Strategies for Optimizing Co-benefits, London: Earthscan.
Li, Li, Changhong Chen, Shichen Xie, Cheng Huang, Zhen Cheng, Hongli Wang, Haiying Huang, Jun Lu, and Shobhakar Dhakal (2009) Energy demand and carbon emissions under different development scenarios for Shanghai, China. Energy Policy, Volume 38, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 4797-4807.
Christopher, Kennedy, Anu Ramaswami, Sebastian Carney, and Shobhakar Dhakal (2009) Greenhouse Gas Emission Baselines for Global Cities and Metropolitan Regions, World Bank Commissioned paper for the Urban Research Symposium on Cities and Climate Change, Marseille, 28-30 June 2009.
Dhakal, Shobhakar (2009) Urban energy use and carbon emissions from cities in China and policy implications, Energy Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 11, Nov 2009, 4208-4219
Dhakal, Shobhakar, Leticia Guimaraes, Stephen Hammer, Stephen Kenihan, Lily Parshall, Matthias Ruth, Niels Shulz, and Wayne Wescott (2008) Energy use in cities. In World Energy Outlook 2008:179-193. Paris: International Energy Agency. Download full Outlook.
Dhakal, Shobhakar (2008) Creating an Urban Movement for Sustainable Living, Global Asia, Vol. 3, No. 3, 16-20
Dhakal, Shobhakar (2008) Climate Change and Cities: The Making of a Climate Friendly Future, Book Chapter, Urban Energy Transition - From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Power, Ed. Peter Droege, Elsevier Publications
Lankao, Patricia Romero (2007) How do Local Governments in Mexico City Manage Global Warming?, Local Environment, Vol. 12, No. 5, 519–535
Lankao, Patricia Romero (2007) Are we missing the point? Particularities of urbanization, sustainability and carbon emissions in Latin American cities, Environment and Urbanization, Vol. 19, No. 1, 159-175
Dhakal, Shobhakar and Michele M. Betsill (2007) Challenges of Urban and Regional Carbon Management and the Scientific Response, Local Environment, Vol. 12, No. 5, 549–555
Lebel L, Garden P, Banaticla Ma.RN., Lasco, RD, Contreras A, Mitra AP, Sharma C, Nguyen HT, Ooi GL, and Sari A (2007)
Integrating Carbon Management into the Development Strategies of Urbanizing Regions in Asia Implications of Urban Function, Form, and Role
Journal of Industrial Ecology 11: 61-81. (pdf, 836KB).
Brochures, Posters & Newsletters
Articles in Center for Global Environmental Research News
Science-policy dialogue for better city carbon management
vol. 20, no. 11 (pdf, 5.8MB, in English and Japanese)
Major activities of GCP Tsukuba International Office in 2009
vol. 20, no.6 (pdf, 5.6MB, in English and Japanese)
Report on the First International Conference on Carbon Management at Urban and Regional Levels
vol. 17, no. 9 (pdf, 5.6MB, in Japanese)
URCM Poster (pdf, 1.4MB)
URCM Pamphlet (pdf, 3.2MB)