Outputs

4M: Shrinking Carbon Footprints

 

 


Journal papers

Davies ZG, Edmondson JL, Heimemeyer A, Leake JR, Gaston KJ (2011) Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02021.x - in press

Edmondson JL, Davies ZG, McCormack SA, Gaston KJ, Leake JR (2011) Are soils in urban ecosystem compacted? A citywide analysis. Biology Letters. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0260 - in press

Renforth P, Edmondson JL, Leake, JR, Gaston KJ, Manning, DAC (2011) Designing a carbon capture function into urban soils. Urban Design and Planning, 164, 121-128

Gaston KJ, Davies ZG & Edmondson JL (2010) Urban environments and ecosystem functions. In: Gaston, K.J. (ed) Urban Ecology, pp.35-52. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge


Conference papers

Kane T, Firth SK, Lomas KJ, Allinson D, Irvine KN (2011) Variation of indoor temperatures and heating practices in UK dwellings, Proceedings of the Research Students Conference on 'Buildings Don't Use Energy, People Do?' Domestic Energy Use and CO2 Emissions in Existing Dwellings 28 June 2011, Bath, UK

Kane T, Firth SK, Allinson D, Irvine KN and Lomas KJ (2011) Understanding occupant heating practices in UK dwellings, Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress, Linkoping, Sweden, 8-11 May 2011

Kane T, Firth SK, Allinson D, Irvine K and Lomas KJ. (2010) Does the age of the residents influence occupant heating practice in UK domestic buildings?, East Midlands Universities Association 2010 Conference - Perspectives in Society: Health, Culture, and the Environment, Nottingham, 14th September 2010

Firth SK and Lomas KJ (2009) Investigating carbon dioxide emission reductions in existing urban housing using a community domestic energy model, Building Simulation 2009, Glasgow, UK

Firth SK, Buswell R and Lomas KJ (2009) A simple model of PV systems and their integration with building loads, Building Simulation 2009, Glasgow, UK

Edmondson J, Davies ZG, Leake JR and Gaston KJ (2009) Carbon storage in UK urban greenspace - Leicester city as a case study. International Conference on Human Ecology, Manchester, UK

Edmondson J, Davies ZG, Leake JR and Gaston KJ (2009) Carbon sequestration in UK urban greenspace - Leicester city as a case study. British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Hertfordshire, UK


Posters

Posters by the 4M research team - 4M Project Dissemination Event, Leicester, May 2010


Publicity

'DECC appliance study' - the 4M appliance survey methodology has been successfully applied to an award-winning consultancy project for the Department of Energy and Climate Change - October 2010

'Loughborough tackles city carbon emissions' - Loughborough University press release, 22 June 2009

'A Giant Leap for Carbon Footprinting?' - Local Authority Research Council Initiative, Spring 2009 newsletter (p8)

'Exactly how green are we?' - Leicester Mercury article, 14 May 2008