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Scientific literature using the G-res Tool

Soued C, Prairie YT. 2020. The carbon footprint of a Malaysian tropical reservoir : measured versus modeled estimates highlight the underestimated key role of downstream processes. Biogeosciences, 17, 515-527, 2020. DOI:10.5194/bg-2019-385 https://www.biogeosciences.net/17/515/2020/

Li Z, Du H, Xu H, Xiao Y, Lu L, Guo J, Prairie YT, Mercier-Blais S. 2019. The carbon footprint of large- and mid-scale hydropower in China: Synthesis from five China’s largest hydro-project. Journal of environmental management 250 (2019) 109363 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.109363

Dhakal PR. 2018. Greenhouse gas emissions from fresh water reservoirs. Thesis, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. June 2018.
https://brage.bibsys.no/xmlui/bitstream/handle/11250/2558600/19662_FULLTEXT.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Jiang T, Shen Z, Liu Y, Hou Y. 2018. Carbon Footprint Assessment of Four Normal Size Hydropower Stations in China. Sustainability 10-02018. doi:10.3390/su10062018. https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/10/6/2018

Kamal, M. 2017. Scenario of Small Hydro Power Projects in India and Its Environmental Aspect. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology. 04:10, 228-234. https://www.irjet.net/archives/V4/i10/IRJET-V4I1041.pdf

Kumar A, Sharma MP. 2016. A modeling approach to assess the greenhouse gas risk in Koteshwar hydropower reservoir, India. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 22:8, 1651-1664, DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2016.1209077. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10807039.2016.1209077

Guidelines recommending the G-res Tool

European Commission, EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. 2020. Financing a Sustainable European Economy – Taxonomy Report: Technical Annex https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/sustainable-finance-teg-taxonomy_en

IEA Hydropower. 2018. Hydropower and the environment: Managing the Carbon Balance in Freshwater Reservoirs Guidelines for Quantitative Analysis of Net GHG Emissions from Reservoirs. IEA Hydro Technical Report, Volume 3 – Management, Mitigation and Allocation. https://www.ieahydro.org/media/691aaaa8/AnnexXII_Guidelines_Volume_3_Final_10Jan2018.pdf

World Bank Group. 2017. Greenhouse Gases from Reservoirs Caused by Biogeochemical Processes. Water Global Practice, Technical Note. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/739881515751628436/pdf/122610-WP-PUBLIC-WFinalApplicationFilesWeBookW.pdf

Climate Bounds Initiative. 2019. Open for public consultation. The Hydropower Criteria. Climate Bounds Standardhttps://www.climatebonds.net/hydropower




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