Publications

Academic Papers

Potential Changes in Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Refrigerated Supply Chain Introduction in a Developing Food System

Brent R. Heard, Shelie A. Miller
Environmental Science & Technology (2019)

Environmental Analyses to Inform Transitions to Sustainable Diets in Developing Countries: a Component of the EATS Project

Martin C. Heller, Abhijeet Walchale, Brent Heard, Lesli Hoey, Colin Khoury, Stef de Haan, Dharani Burra, Thanh Duong Thi, Jamleck Osiemo, Andrew D. Jones
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food (2018)

Sustainability Implications of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles for the Food Supply Chain

Brent R. Heard, Morteza Taiebat, Ming Xu, Shelie A. Miller
Resources, Conservation and Recycling (2018)

Emerging Challenges and Opportunities for the Food–Energy–Water Nexus in Urban Systems

Brent R. Heard, Shelie A. Miller, Sai Liang, Ming Xu
Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering (2017)

Critical Research Needed to Examine the Environmental Impacts of Expanded Refrigeration on the Food System

Brent R. Heard, Shelie A. Miller
Environmental Science & Technology (2016)

The Environmental Impact of Autonomous Vehicles Depends on Adoption Patterns

Shelie A. Miller, Brent R. Heard
Environmental Science & Technology (2016)

Popular Media / Web Coverage

“Emissions from refrigeration – a food systems approach.” Food Climate Research Network. 2019.

Which Is Worse: Food Waste or Emissions from Refrigeration?” Futurity.org. 2018.

“Is a refrigerated food chain a net win or loss for climate emissions?” Phys.org 2018.

“Just chillin’: Is a refrigerated food chain a net win or loss for climate emissions?”  Michigan News. 2018.

“Critical Research Needed to Examine the Environmental Impacts of Expanded Refrigeration on the Food System.” Food Climate Research Network. 2017.

“The Cold Chain.”  European FluoroCarbons Technical Committee. 2017.