Bjørn, A., Chandrakumar, C., Boulay, A-M., Doka, G., Fang, K., Gondran, N., Hauschild, M.Z., Kerkhof, A., King, H., Margni, M., McLaren, S., Mueller, C., Owsianiak, M., Peters, M., Roos, S., Sala, S, Sandin, G., Sim, S., Vargas-Gonzalez, M., & Ryberg, M. (2020). Review of life-cycle based methods for absolute environmental sustainability assessment and their applications. Environmental Research Letters, 15(08), 083001. Available here.
Horrell, M., Shekar, A., & McLaren, S.J. (2020). Use of design of experiments to optimise the environmental performance of consumer products: a case study of showers and tapware in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Design Society: DESIGN Conference, 1, 1911-1920.
Ghose A, McLaren SJ, Dowdell D 2020. Upgrading New Zealand’s existing office buildings – an assessment of life cycle impacts and its influence on 2050 climate change mitigation target. Sustainable Cities and Society, 57, 102134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102134
Chandrakumar C, Malik A, McLaren SJ, Owsianiak M, Ramilan T, Jayamaha NP, Lenzen M 2020. Setting Better-Informed Climate Targets for New Zealand: The Influence of Value and Modeling Choices. Environmental Science & Technology
Chandrakumar C, McLaren SJ, Dowdell D, Jaques R 2020. A science-based approach to setting climate targets for buildings: The case of a New Zealand detached house. Building and Environment 169:106560
Chandrakumar, C., S. J. McLaren , A. Malik, T. Ramilan, and M. Lenzen. 2019. Understanding New Zealand's consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions: an application of multi-regional input-output analysis. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment.
Ghose, A., Pizzol, M., McLaren, SJ., Vignes, M., & Dowdell, D. (2019). Refurbishment of office buildings in New Zealand: identifying priorities for reducing environmental impacts. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment. 24(8), 1480-1495.
Chandrakumar, C., S. J. McLaren, N. P. Jayamaha, and T. Ramilan . 2019. Absolute Sustainability-Based Life Cycle Assessment (ASLCA): A Benchmarking Approach to Operate Agri-food Systems within the 2°C Global Carbon Budget. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 23(4), 906-917.
Chandrakumar, C., A. Malik, S. J. McLaren, M. Lenzen, T. Ramilan, and N. P. Jayamaha. 2018. New Zealand Agri-Food Sector and Absolute Climate Impacts: An Application of Multi-Regional Input-Output Analysis. In 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food 2018 Thailand.
Elliot, T., McLaren, S.J., & Sims, R. (2018). Potential environmental impacts of electric bicycles replacing other transport modes in Wellington, New Zealand. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 16, 227-236.
Seidel-Sterzik, H.,McLaren, S.J., & Garnevska, E. (2018). A Capability Maturity Model for Life Cycle Management at the Industry Sector Level. Sustainability 10(7):2496.
Chandrakumar C., McLaren S.J. (2018). Exploring the Linkages Between the Environmental Sustainable Development Goals and Planetary Boundaries Using the DPSIR Impact Pathway Framework. In: Benetto E., Gericke K., Guiton M. (eds) Designing Sustainable Technologies, Products and Policies. Springer, Cham.
Seidel-Sterzik, H.,McLaren, S.J., & Garnevska, E. (2018). Effective Life Cycle Management In SMEs: Use of a Sector-Based Approach To Overcome Barriers. Sustainability 10(2):359.
Chandrakumar, C., & McLaren, S.J. (2018). Towards a Comprehensive Absolute Sustainability Assessment Method for Effective Earth System Governance: Defining Key Environmental Indicators Using an Enhanced-DPSIR Framework. Ecological Indicators 90, 577-583.
Pizzirani, S., McLaren,S.J., Seadon,J.K., Forster, M. E., Pohatu, P., Tangi Whaiora Porou,T., and Warmenhoven, T. (2018). The distinctive recognition of culture within LCSA: realising the quadruple bottom line. International Journal of LCA 23(3), pp. 663-682.Elliot, T., McLaren, S.J., & Sims, R. (2018). Potential environmental impacts of electric bicycles replacing other transport modes in Wellington, New Zealand. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 16, 227-236.
Wang, X., S. Ledgard, J. Luo, Y. Guo, Z. Zhao, L. Guo, S. Liu, N. Zhang, X. Duan, and L. Ma. (2018). Environmental impacts and resource use of milk production on the North China Plain, based on life cycle assessment. Science of The Total Environment 625: 486-495.
Payen, S., S. Falconer, and S. F. Ledgard. (2018). Water scarcity footprint of dairy milk production in New Zealand – A comparison of methods and spatio-temporal resolution. Science of The Total Environment 639: 504-515.
Minet, E. P., S. F. Ledgard, J. Grant, J. B. Murphy, D. J. Krol, G. J. Lanigan, J. Luo, and K. G. Richards. (2018). Feeding dicyandiamide (DCD) to cattle: An effective method to reduce N2O emissions from urine patches in a heavy-textured soil under temperate climatic conditions. Science of The Total Environment 615: 1319-1331.
Luo, J., S. F. Balvert, B. Wise, B. Welten, S. F. Ledgard, C. A. M. de Klein, S. Lindsey, and A. Judge. (2018). Using alternative forage species to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide from cattle urine deposited onto soil. Science of The Total Environment 610-611: 1271-1280.
Lu, Y., S. Payen, S. Ledgard, J. Luo, L. Ma, and X. Zhang. (2018). Components of feed affecting water footprint of feedlot dairy farm systems in Northern China. Journal of Cleaner Production 183: 208-219.
Lin, Y., G. Ye, D. Liu, S. Ledgard, J. Luo, J. Fan, J. Yuan, Z. Chen, and W. Ding. (2018). Long-term application of lime or pig manure rather than plant residues suppressed diazotroph abundance and diversity and altered community structure in an acidic Ultisol. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 123: 218-228.
Cayzer, J., K. N. Buckle, J. S. Munday, S. F. Ledgard, A. Heiser, and A. Thatcher. (2018). Systemic granulomatous disease in dairy cattle during a dicyandiamide feeding trial. New Zealand Veterinary Journal 66(2): 108-113.
Bai, Z., M. R. F. Lee, L. Ma, S. Ledgard, O. Oenema, G. L. Velthof, W. Ma, M. Guo, Z. Zhao, S. Wei, S. Li, X. Liu, P. Havlík, J. Luo, C. Hu, and F. Zhang. (2018). Global environmental costs of China's thirst for milk. Global Change Biology 24(5): 2198-2211.
Ghose, A., Pizzol, M., & McLaren, S.J. 2017. Consequential LCA modelling of office building refurbishment in New Zealand. Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, pp. 119-133
Sala, S., Anton, A., McLaren, S.J., Notarnicola, B., Saouter, E., & Sonesson, U. (2017). In quest of reducing the environmental impacts of food production and consumption. Journal of Cleaner Production 140: 387-398.
Ghose, A., McLaren, S.J., Dowdell, D., & Phipps, R. (2017). Environmental assessment of deep energy refurbishment for energy efficiency- a case study of an office building in New Zealand. Building and Environment 117: 274-287.
Notarnicola, B., Sala, S., Anton, A., McLaren, S.J., Saouter, E., & Sonesson, U. (2017). The role of life cycle assessment in supporting sustainable agri-food systems: a review of the challenges. Journal of Cleaner Production 140: 399-409.
Chobtang, J., McLaren, S.J., Ledgard, S.F. & Donaghy, D.J. (2017). Environmental trade-offs associated with intensification methods in a pasture-based dairy system using prospective attributional Life Cycle Assessment. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143,1302-1312.
Chobtang, J., Ledgard, S.F., McLaren, S.J., & Donaghy, D.J. (2017). Life cycle environmental impacts of high and low intensification pasture-based milk production systems: a case study of the Waikato region, New Zealand. Journal of Cleaner Production, 140, 664-674.
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