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Title: Research Associate
Role: Theme co-leader, Rethinking Development
Elena is a Research Associate at SEI York. Her work is concerned with issues related to Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).
Elena has written numerous policy reports on SCP issues for a wide range of audiences including several Government Departments, the Welsh Assembly, the European Environment Agency and regional development agencies.
Elena also works on a number of tools for analysing different SCP scenarios and policy options. She provides training for local authorities and government agencies in the consumption approach and use of these tools.
In November 2011, Elena was asked to give evidence at the first session of the UK Parliament's House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee on consumption-based emissions accounting.
Listen to audio of the session here [Link to House of Commons website]
She is also on the advisory board and steering group for the PAS2070 Specification for the assessment of consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions in cities.
Metals in a Low-Carbon Economy: Resource Scarcity, Climate Change and Business in a Finite World (Project report - 2012)
Low-Greenhouse-Gas Consumption Strategies and Impacts on Developing Countries (Working paper - 2012)
What’s Cooking? Adaptation & Mitigation in the UK Food System (Report - 2012)
Securing the future – The role of resource efficiency (Report - 2010)
Input-output analysis and carbon footprinting: An overview of applications (Journal article - 2009)
Wales’ ecological footprint: Scenarios to 2020 (Working paper - 2008)