Subproject 3 is developing environmental extensions to the PRINCE framework in order to develop indicators for pressures linked to agricultural and other land-based production systems (especially timber). Specifically, it looks at:
Emissions from land-use change
Cederberg, C., Persson, U. M., Neovius, K., Molander, S. and Clift, R. (2011). Including carbon emissions from deforestation in the carbon footprint of Brazilian beef
. Environmental Science & Technology
, 45(5). 1773–79. DOI:10.1021/es103240z.
Henders, S., Persson, U. M. and Kastner, T. (2015). Trading Forests: land-use change and carbon emissions embodied in production and exports of forest-risk commodities. Environmental Research Letters (in press).
Karstensen, J., Peters, G. P. and Andrew, R. M. (2013). Attribution of CO 2
emissions from Brazilian deforestation to consumers between 1990 and 2010. Environmental Research Letters
, 8(2). 024005. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024005.
Persson, U. M., Henders, S. and Cederberg, C. (2014). A method for calculating a land-use change carbon footprint (LUC-CFP) for agricultural commodities: applications to Brazilian beef and soy, Indonesian palm oil. Global Change Biology
, 20(11). 3482–91. DOI:10.1111/gcb.12635.
Leach, A. M., Galloway, J. N., Bleeker, A., Erisman, J. W., Kohn, R. and Kitzes, J. (2012). A nitrogen footprint model to help consumers understand their role in nitrogen losses to the environment. Environmental Development
, 1(1). 40–66. DOI:10.1016/j.envdev.2011.12.005.
Leip, A., Weiss, F., Lesschen, J. P. and Westhoek, H. (2014). The nitrogen footprint of food products in the European Union. The Journal of Agricultural Science
, 152(S1). 20–33. DOI:10.1017/S0021859613000786.
Metson, G. S., Bennett, E. M. and Elser, J. J. (2012). The role of diet in phosphorus demand. Environmental Research Letters
, 7(4). 044043. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044043.
Sutton, M. A., Howard, C. M., Erisman, J. W., Billen, G., Bleeker, A., Grennfelt, P., van Grinsven, H. and Grizzetti, B., eds. (2011). The European Nitrogen Assessment: Sources, Effects and Policy Perspective
. Cambridge University Pres, Cambridge, UK.
Xue, X. and Landis, A. E. (2010). Eutrophication potential of food consumption patterns. Environmental Science & Technology
, 44(16). 6450–56. DOI:10.1021/es9034478.
Non-CO2 greenhouse gas emissions
Cederberg, C., Flysjö, A., Sonesson, U., Sund, V. and Davis, J. (2009). Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Swedish Consumption of Meat, Milk and Eggs 1990 and 2005
. SIK Report, 794. Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, Gothenburg.
Cederberg, C., Sonesson, U., Henriksson, M., Sund, V. and Davis, J. (2009). Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Swedish Production of Meat, Milk and Eggs 1990 and 2005
. SIK Report, 793. Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, Gothenburg.
Gerber, P. J., Steinfled, H., Henderson, B., Mottet, A., Opio, C., Dijkman, J., Falcucci, A. and Tempio, G. (2013). Tackling Climate Change through Livestock: A Global Assessment of Emissions and Mitigation Opportunities
. UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome.
Leip, A., Weiss, F., Wassenaar, T., Perez, I., Fellman, T., et al. (2010). Evaluation of the Livestock Sector’s Contribution to the EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GGELS): Final Report
. European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy. http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/analysis/external/livestock-gas/full_text_en.pdf.