Journal Articles

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon Publications Authored by NCASI

Below is a list of NCASI-authored articles on greenhouse gas emissions and carbon that have been published in peer-reviewed journals or other external publications.

  • Gaudreault, C., B. Malmberg, B. Upton, and R. Miner. 2012. Life cycle greenhouse gases and non-renewable energy benefits of kraft black liquor recovery. Biomass and Bioenergy 46:683–692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.06.027
  • Malmshimer, R.W., J.L. Bowyer, J.S. Fried, E. Gee, R.L. Izlar, R.A. Miner, I.A. Munn, E. Oneil, and W.C. Stewart. 2011. Managing forests because carbon matters: Integrating energy, products, and land management policy. Journal of Forestry 109(7S):S7–S50.
  • Parigiani, J., A. Desai, R. Mariki, R. Miner. 2011. The carbon footprint of an east African forestry enterprise. Journal of Sustainable Development 4(3):152-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/jsd.v4n3p152
  • Miner, R. 2010. The effects of the global forest products industry on atmospheric greenhouse gases. FAO Forestry Paper 159. Rome: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1580e/i1580e00.pdf
  • Heath, L., V. Maltby, R. Miner, K. Skog, J. Smith, J. Unwin, and B Upton. 2010. Greenhouse gas and carbon profile of the U.S. forest products industry value chain. Environmental Science & Technology 44:3999–4005. (A joint study by the US Forest Service and NCASI.) http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es902723x
  • Upton, B., R. Miner, M. Spinney, and L. Heath. 2008. The greenhouse gas and energy impacts of using wood instead of alternatives in residential construction in the United States. Biomass and Bioenergy 32:1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2007.07.001
  • Miner, R. and J. Perez-Garcia. 2007. The greenhouse gas and carbon footprint of the global forest products industry. Forest Products Journal 57(10):80-90.
  • Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). 2007. Framework for the development of carbon footprints for paper and board products. Brussels: Confederation of European Paper Industries. (participated as primary author) http://www.cepi.org/system/files/public/documents/publications/environment/2007/carbon%20footprint-final.pdf
  • Miner, R., 2006. The 100-year method for forecasting carbon sequestration in forest products in use. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. Published online 20 May 2006.
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and NCASI. 2006 and 2007. The sustainable forest products industry, carbon and climate change. Geneva: World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
  • NCASI and International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA). 2005. Calculation tools for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from wood product facilities: Version 1.0. Issued by NCASI and the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations. http://www.ghgprotocol.org/files/ghgp/tools/Wood_Products.pdf
  • NCASI and International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA). 2005. Calculation tools for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from pulp and paper mills: Version 1.1. Issued by NCASI and the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations. http://www.ghgprotocol.org/files/ghgp/tools/Pulp_and_Paper_Guidance.pdf
  • Miner, R. and B. Upton. 2002. Methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from lime kilns at kraft pulp mills. Energy 27(8):729-738 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0360-5442(02)00017-8
  • Sauer, B., W. Franklin, R. Miner, D. Word, and B. Upton. 2002. Environmental tradeoffs: Life cycle approach to evaluate the burdens and benefits of emission control systems in the wood panel industry. Forest Products Journal 52(3):50-59.
  • Stratton, S.C., R.A. Miner, D.H. Word, E.H. Mannisto, and H.I. Mannisto. 2001. Estimated U.S. forest and paper industry CO2 emissions resulting from compliance with federal environmental regulations. Forest Products Journal 51(5):25-31.
  • Winjum, J., S. Brown, and B. Schlamadinger. 1998. Forest harvests and wood products: Sources and sinks of atmospheric carbon dioxide. Forest Science 44(2): 272-284.