GHG reduction potential of changes in consumption patterns Evidence from Swiss household consumption survey. Bastien Girod and Peter de Haan Institute for environmental decisions (IED), ETH Zurich. Structure of presentation. Relevance of the research question Method
Bastien Girod and Peter de Haan
Institute for environmental decisions (IED), ETH Zurich
Resulting GHG estimates comparable to studies using EIO data and expenditure survey or top-town data
For instance, the Swiss Kyoto target of reducing
GHG emissions by 8 percent (compared to 1990)
by 2010 could be reached if:
We found that “green” consumer opt for higher quality.