Climate Earth Inc.

Summary

Name of source CEDA Factors for the United States
Provider Climate Earth Inc.
Summary text Input-Output Life Cycle Inventory for the U.S. covering 417 commodities
Contact Carter Brooks, Carter@climateearth.com
Licensing $250 / month
Language(s) English
Website http://climateearth.com/
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Access – data formats and accessibility

File type Excel (.xlsx)
Software needs Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2002
Geography United States
Original Data Source(s) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. National Emission Inventory, U.S. National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy, U.S. Toxic Releases Inventory, U.S. Geological Survey, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, U.S. Energy Information Administration
Other Databases Included n/a
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-Gate
Modeling approach Attributional
Emissions results CEDA provides 2595 environmental flows, some of which have been characterized by TRACI into GWP, acidification, human health criteria, eutrophication, ozone depletion, eco-toxicity, and smog.
Number of datasets 417
Main topics Energy carriers and technologies, Materials production, Systems, Transport services, Other Services, Wastes
Other topics

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Input-Output
Allocation Methods Yes (economic allocation and system expansion)
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score No
Quality assurance Yes
Standards compliant Multiple versions are available for standards compliance (i.e. machinery removed for PAS2050)