Scope 3 Emissions (V3)

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Projects & Research

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Consumption-Based GHG Emissions Policy Framework for Cities

Leads: Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance & Gaia Consulting Inc
Year: 2023

A project to support various pathways of a city’s reduction of consumption-based emissions.

The Framework synthesizes 18 recommendations and highlights policy levers with the highest potential for systemic emissions reductions that center climate justice and pursue circularity in each of the three consumption areas of food, textiles and appliances.

Created by CNCA and Gai Consulting Inc, together with climate experts from CNCA Cities Adelaide, Boulder, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Helsinki, New York City, Oslo, San Francisco, Stockholm, Vancouver, and the C40 Cities network.

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Vancouver Circular Food Economy: Phase 4

City Lead: Vancouver
Year: 2023

A project to prototype and test circular food waste solutions along Vancouver’s diverse food supply chain.

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Consumption and Urban Decarbonization – New Tools and Approaches tile-image

Consumption and Urban Decarbonization – New Tools and Approaches

City Lead: Portland, OR
Year: 2019

This project produced a downloadable consumption-based emissions inventory (CBEI) toolkit to support urban greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.

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