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Title Type Author(s) Year
London’s food footprint: An analysis of material flows, consumption-based emissions, and levers for climate action Report ReLondon and Economy 2021
Housing in London Dataset Greater London Authority (GLA) 2020
Population estimates for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: mid-2019, using April 2020 local authority district codes Dataset UK Office for National Statistics 2020
Daily Areal Rainfall Calculations Dataset Environment Agency 2019
Cities of making : Cities Report Investigating the role of urban manufacturing Report Cities of Making 2018
London Ward 2018 Shapefile 2018
Flood Risk Zones Shapefile Environment agency's national 2017
Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: moving forward Journal Article Hoornweg et al. 2011
Methodology for inventorying greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2010
Twelve metropolitan carbon footprints: A preliminary comparative global assessment Journal Article Sovacool and Brown 2010
Greenhouse gas emissions from global cities Journal Article Kennedy et al. 2009
Land Use by Borough and Ward Dataset Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) Ministry of Housing 2005

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Food export
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Food export
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Water level in lower Thames Group Reservoir
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Decoupling density from tallness in analysing the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of cities
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Pomponi et al. 2021 Case StudyGreenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting
Circular Economy Strategies in Eight Historic Port Cities: Criteria and Indicators Towards a Circular City Assessment Framework
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Antonia Gravagnuolo and Girard 2019 Case StudyCircular EconomyUrban
Opportunities and limits of circular economy as policy framework for urban metabolism
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Athanassiadis et al. 2019 Case StudyCircular EconomyUrban
Circular City Action Plans
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Jones and Comfort 2018 Zotero import
Metabolism of Global Cities: London, Manchester, Chicago
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Harriet Friedmann 2018 Case StudyUrban
Urban Atlas - Building Height 2012
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2018 Construction Materials
Urban metabolism of megacities: A comparative analysis of Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Paris to inform low carbon and sustainable development pathways
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Han et al. 2018 Case StudyMulti-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)Urban
Comparing performance metrics for multi-resource systems: the case of urban metabolism
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Ravalde and Keirstead 2017 Method
Downscaling Aggregate Urban Metabolism Accounts to Local Districts
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Horta and Keirstead 2017 Case StudyScalingUrban
Exploring the energy use drivers of 10 cities at microscale level
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et al. 2017 5.2. Academic work
The energy metabolism of megacities
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Facchini et al. 2016 EnergyResearch and Analysis
City of London
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Colin and Hansen 2015
Energy and material flows of megacities
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Kennedy et al. 2015 ElectricityEnergy BalanceFossil FuelsMaterial Flow Analysis (MFA)Single point in timeSteelUM review paper importUrbanWasteWater
Quantification of urban metabolism through coupling with the life cycle assessment framework: concept development and case study
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Goldstein et al. 2013 5.2. Academic workCase StudyConstruction MaterialsEnergyFoodFossil FuelsGlassHybrid MFA-LCAMetalsMethodPaperPlasticsUM review paper importUrban
Sustainable urban metabolism as a link between bio-physical sciences and urban planning: The BRIDGE project
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Chrysoulakis et al. 2013 Case StudyEconomy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)MethodSingle point in timeUrban
Urban metabolism and resource optimisation in the urban fabric: The BRIDGE methodology
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Nektarios Chrysoulakis 2007 CarbonEnergyGeographic Information System (GIS)UrbanWaterZotero import
Towards an Integrated Regional Materials Flow Accounting Model
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Sinclair et al. 2005 Case StudyConstruction MaterialsDairy productsHouseholdMulti-Region Input-Output (MRIO) AnalysisMunicipal Solid Waste (MSW)PaperSub-nationalUM review paper importUrbanZotero import
City Limits. A resource flow and ecological footprint analysis of Greater London
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Best Foot Forward 2002 Case StudyEcological Footprint (EF)Sub-nationalUM review paper importUrban
Material Flow Accounting of Greater London
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Benjamin Bongardt 2002 Economy-Wide Material Flow Analysis (EW-MFA)Single point in timeUrban
Energy and material flow through the urban ecosystem
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Decker et al. 2000 Case StudyComparisonEnergy BalanceMaterial Flow Analysis (MFA)UM review paper importUrban
A Comparative Overview Of Recycling In London And Hamburg
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Matthew Gandy 1994 UrbanWaste (sector)


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