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Does working from home cut carbon emissions? Not necessarily – in fact, it can have the opposite effect

Quinio, Valentine (2021) Does working from home cut carbon emissions? Not necessarily – in fact, it can have the opposite effect. LSE COVID-19 Blog (21 Sep 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Intuitively, working from home would seem to help reduce carbon emissions. But, as Valentine Quinio (Centre for Cities) explains, people who move out of cities drive more — and those working in poorly insulated homes turn the heating on.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/covid19/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2021 14:18
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 14:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112277

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