Global Change

Cities have a major role to play in the human contribution to climate change. Right now, our production and infrastructure systems are huge contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. However, transitioning our systems from liabilities to assets begins with how we understand the scope of the problem and the scale to which solutions must be mobilized in order to have a meaningful impact.

Cost–Benefit Analysis of GHG Emission Reduction in Waste to Energy Projects of China Under Clean Development Mechanism
Yuan Wang, Shengnan Geng, Peng Zhao, Huibin Du, Yu He, John C. Crittenden, 2016, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 109, 90–95, DOI: 10.1016/j.resconrec.2016.02.010.

The Gigaton Problem: Challenges & Opportunities
Crittenden, J.C., International Conference on Engineering Science and Technology (ICEST 2014), Beijing, China, June 2, 2014. Download .PDF (~2.7 MB)

The Gigaton Problem
presented at the Center for Sustainable Engineering Workshop, June 4 - 8, 2012, Syracuse Center of Excellence, Syracuse, N.Y., J. C. Crittenden, 1/18-20/2012, Download PDF (~12.1 MB).