Peer reviewed books and reports


United Nations Environment Programme (2022). Emissions Gap Report 2022. Nairobi. Contribution to chapter 2: Global emissions trends.

Crippa M., Guizzardi D., Banja M., Solazzo E., Muntean M., Schaaf E., Pagani F., Monforti-Ferrario F., Olivier, J.G.J., Quadrelli, R., Risquez Martin, A., Taghavi-Moharamli, P., Grassi, G., Rossi, S., Oom, D., Branco, A., San-Miguel, J., Vignati, E. CO2 emissions of all world countries – JRC/IEA/PBL 2022 Report, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2022, doi:10.2760/07904, JRC130363.

Banja, M., Crippa, M., Pagani, F. and Pisoni, E., Support to the improvement of national air pollutant emissions inventories for the agricultural sector in Europe, EUR 31015 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2022, ISBN 978-92-76-49350-1 (online), doi:10.2760/188866 (online), JRC128653.

Dhakal, S., J.C. Minx, F.L. Toth, A. Abdel-Aziz, M.J. Figueroa Meza, K. Hubacek, I.G.C. Jonckheere, Yong-Gun Kim, G.F. Nemet, S. Pachauri, X.C. Tan, T. Wiedmann, 2022: Emissions Trends and Drivers. In IPCC, 2022: Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [P.R. Shukla, J. Skea, R. Slade, A. Al Khourdajie, R. van Diemen, D. McCollum, M. Pathak, S. Some, P. Vyas, R. Fradera, M. Belkacemi, A. Hasija, G. Lisboa, S. Luz, J. Malley, (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, NY, USA. doi:10.1017/9781009157926.004

Roten, D., Marland, G., Bun, R., Crippa, M., Gilfillan, D., Jones, M. W., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Marland, E., and Andrew, R.: Chapter 2 - CO2 emissions from energy systems and industrial processes: Inventories from data- and proxy-driven approaches, in: Balancing Greenhouse Gas Budgets, edited by: Poulter, B., Canadell, J. G., Hayes, D. J., and Thompson, R. L., Elsevier, 31-57, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814952-2.00002-2, 2022.


United Nations Environment Programme (2021). Emissions Gap Report 2021. Nairobi. Contribution to chapter 2: Trends in global emissions, new pledges for 2030 and G20 status and outlook.

OECD (2021), OECD Regional Outlook 2021: Addressing COVID-19 and Moving to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions, OECD Publishing, Paris. Contribution to chapter 3: Where do regions stand: Indicators of progress, wellbeing impacts, and vulnerabilities.doi:10.1787/17017efe-en.

Peduzzi E., Valentini L., Pisoni E., Monforti-Ferrario F., Lo Vullo E., Baldi M., Guizzardi D., Crippa M. The “Air quality tool” for the Covenant of Mayors initiative – Technical description, 2021, JRC127291.

Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Solazzo, E., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Banja, M., Olivier, J.G.J., Grassi, G., Rossi, S., Vignati, E.,GHG emissions of all world countries - 2021 Report, EUR 30831 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2021, ISBN 978-92-76-41547-3, doi:10.2760/173513, JRC126363.


United Nations Environment Programme (2020). Emissions Gap Report 2020. Nairobi. Contribution to chapter 2: Global emissions trends and G20 status and outlook. doi:20.500.11822/34428

Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., Solazzo, E., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Olivier, J.G.J., Vignati, E., Fossil CO2 emissions of all world countries - 2020 Report, EUR 30358 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2020, ISBN 978-92-76-21515-8, doi:10.2760/143674, JRC121460.

Banja. M. and Crippa. M., Methodological overview on the calculation of air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activities, EUR 30338 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2020, ISBN 978-92-76-25423-2, doi:10.2760/255034, JRC121579.


Crippa, M., Oreggioni, G., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., Lo Vullo, E., Solazzo, E., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Olivier, J.G.J., Vignati, E., Fossil CO2 and GHG emissions of all world countries - 2019 Report, EUR 29849 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2019, ISBN 978-92-76-11100-9, doi:10.2760/687800, JRC117610.

Contribution to: European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Atlas of the Human Planet 2019 - A compendium of urbanisation dynamics in 239 countries, EUR30010, European Commission,Luxembourg, 2020, ISBN 978-92-76-17418-9, doi:10.2760/014159, JRC118979.


Muntean, M., Guizzardi, D., Schaaf, E., Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Olivier, J.G.J., Vignati, E. Fossil CO2 emissions of all world countries - 2018 Report, EUR 29433 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2018, ISBN 978-92-79-97240-9, doi:10.2760/30158, JRC113738.

European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Atlas of the Human Planet 2018 - A World of Cities, EUR 29497 EN, European Commission, Luxembourg , 2018, ISBN 978-92-79-9818 5-2, doi:10.2760/124503, JRC 114316.

Crippa M., Guizzardi, D., Olivier J.: C02 emissions from fossil fuel combustion: 2018 edition: Part iii : Total greenhouse gas emissions. lnternational Energy Agency (OECD), 2018. ISBN 978-92-64-27819-6.

Contribution to: World Bank; Ecofys. 2018. State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018. Washington, DC: World Bank. © World Bank. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.

Kuramochi, T., Den Elzen, M., Levin, K., Peters, G., Blanco, G., Cantzler, J., Hans, F., Koberle, A., Luna, L., Mathur, R., Muntean, M., Olivier, J., Villarreal Padilla, J., Rich, D., Sha, F. and Soest Van, H., Chapter 2: Trends and progress towards the Cancun pledges, NDC targets and peaking of emissions, 2018, ISBN 978-92-807-3726-4 (online), p. 3-15, JRC114237.


Janssens-Maenhout, G., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., Olivier,J.G.J., Peters, J.A.H.W., Schure, K.M., Fossil CO2 and GHG emissions of all world countries, EUR 28766 EN,Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2017, ISBN 978-92-79-73207-2, doi:10.2760/709792, JRC107877.

Contribution to chapter 5 of the: European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Science for the AU-EU Partnership: building knowledge for sustainable development, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2017, ISBN 978-92-79-69510-0, doi:10.2760/55224, JRC107753.

Janssens-Maenhout G., Crippa M., Olivier J.: C02 emissions from fossil fuel combustion: 2017 edition: Part lii: Total greenhouse gas emissions. lnternational Energy Agency (OECD), 2017. ISBN 978-92-64-27819-6.

Muntean, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Guizzardi, D., Crippa, M., Schaaf, E., Poljanac, M., Logar, M., Zemko, M. and Cristea-Gassler, C., Impact evaluation of biomass used in small combustion activities sector on air emissions: Analyses of emissions from Alpine, Adriatic-Ionian and Danube EU macro-regions by using the EDGAR emissions inventory, EUR 29033 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2017, ISBN 978-92-79-77359-4, doi:10.2760/88464, JRC109332.


CO2 report 2016: Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G, Muntean M, Peters J. Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2016 Report. European Commission; 2016. JRC103428,

UNEP Emissions Gap Report: Fransen T, den Elzen M, Kuramochi T, Janssens-Maenhout G, Olhoff A, Olivier J, Chapter 2 of The emission gap report 2016: Pre-2020 action: trends, progress and urgency. In: The Emission Gap Report 2016: a UNEP synthesis report. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP live); 2016. JRC103773

Koffi Lefeivre B; Dentener F; Janssens-Maenhout G; Guizzardi D; Crippa M; Diehl T; Galmarini S; Solazzo E. Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution (HTAP): Specification of the HTAP2 experiments: Ensuring harmonized modelling . EUR 28255 EN. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2016. JRC102552


Olivier JGJ et al. (2015), Trends in global CO2 emissions; 2015 Report, The Hague: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency; Ispra: European Commission, Joint Research Centre.

Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G. Part III: Total greenhouse gas emissions. CO2 EMISSIONS FROM FUEL COMBUSTION; Paris Cedex (France): International Energy Agency (OECD); 2015. p. 427-538. JRC99764

Copernicus CO2 report: Ciais P, Crisp D, Denier Van Der Gon H, Engelen R, Heimann M, Janssens-Maenhout G, Rayner P, Scholze M. Towards a European Operational Observing System to Monitor Fossil CO2 emissions.

Final Report from the expert group. European Commission; 2015. JRC98161

CO2 report 2015: Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G, Muntean M, Peters J. Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2015 Report. European Commission; 2015. JRC98184

AMAP chapter 5 CH4: Hoglund-Isaksson L, Thomson A, Kupiainen K, Rao S, Janssens-Maenhout G, authors. AMAP Assessment 2015: Methane as an Arctic climate forcer: Chapter 5: Anthropogenic methane sources, emissions and future projections. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme; 2015. JRC99758.

Muntean M, Janssens-Maenhout G, Guizzardi D, Willumsen T, Poljanac M, Uhlik K, Redzic N, Gird B, Gvozdic M, Wilson J. The impact of a modal shift in transport on emissions to the atmosphere: Methodology development for the best use of the available information and expertise in the Danube Region. EUR 27710. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2015. JRC100076


CO2 report 2014: Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G, Peters J, Muntean M. Trends in Global CO2 Emissions: 2014 Report. European Commission and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency; 2014. JRC93171, (over 100000 downloads)

IEA book part III GHG: Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G., CO2 Emissions from fuel combustion (2014 Edition): Part III: Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions. In: CO2 Emissions from fuel combustion. Paris (France): International Energy Agency; 2014. JRC94052

UNEP Emissions Gap Report: J. Rogelj, D. McCollum, S. Smith, K. Calvin, L. Clarke, A. Garg, K. Jiang, V. Krey, J. Lowe, K. Riahi, M. Schaeffer, D. van Vuuren, C. Wenying, M. Crippa, G. Janssens-Maenhout, Chapter 2 of The emission gap report 2014: What emission levels will comply with temperature limit. In: The emission gap report 2014: a UNEP synthesis report. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); 2014. JRC94229

Janssens-Maenhout G, Guizzardi D, Bergamaschi P, Muntean M. On the CH4 and N2O emission inventory compiled by EDGAR and improved with the EPRTR data for the INGOS project. EUR 26633. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2014. JRC89955


Janssens-Maenhout G, Pagliari V, Guizzardi D, Muntean M. Global emission inventories in the Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) – Manual (I) I. Gridding: EDGAR emissions distribution on global gridmaps. EUR 25785. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): Publications Office of the European Union; 2013. JRC78261

Peer reviewed articles


Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Butler, T., Keating, T., Wu, R., Kaminski, J., Kuenen, J., Kurokawa, J., Chatani, S., Morikawa, T., Pouliot, G., Racine, J., Moran, M. D., Klimont, Z., Manseau, P. M., Mashayekhi, R., Henderson, B. H., Smith, S. J., Suchyta, H., Muntean, M., Solazzo, E., Banja, M., Schaaf, E., Pagani, F., Woo, J.-H., Kim, J., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Pisoni, E., Zhang, J., Niemi, D., Sassi, M., Ansari, T., and Foley, K.: The HTAP_v3 emission mosaic: merging regional and global monthly emissions (2000–2018) to support air quality modelling and policies, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15, 2667–2694, doi:10.5194/essd-15-2667-2023, 2023.

Nicola Cerutti, William F Lamb, Monica Crippa, Adrian Leip, Efisio Solazzo, Francesco N Tubiello and Jan C Minx. Food system emissions: a review of trends, drivers, and policy approaches, 1990–2018. Environ. Res. Lett., 2023, 18 (7), 074030.

von Schneidemesser, E., McDonald, B. C., Denier van der Gon, H., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Borbon, A., et al. (2023). Comparing urban anthropogenic NMVOC measurements with representation in emission inventories—A global perspective. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 128, e2022JD037906. doi:10.1029/2022JD037906.

Petrescu, A. M. R., Qiu, C., McGrath, M. J., Peylin, P., Peters, G. P., Ciais, P., Thompson, R. L., Tsuruta, A., Brunner, D., Kuhnert, M., Matthews, B., Palmer, P. I., Tarasova, O., Regnier, P., Lauerwald, R., Bastviken, D., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Winiwarter, W., Etiope, G., Aalto, T., Balsamo, G., Bastrikov, V., Berchet, A., Brockmann, P., Ciotoli, G., Conchedda, G., Crippa, M., Dentener, F., Groot Zwaaftink, C. D., Guizzardi, D., Günther, D., Haussaire, J.-M., Houweling, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Kouyate, M., Leip, A., Leppänen, A., Lugato, E., Maisonnier, M., Manning, A. J., Markkanen, T., McNorton, J., Muntean, M., Oreggioni, G. D., Patra, P. K., Perugini, L., Pison, I., Raivonen, M. T., Saunois, M., Segers, A. J., Smith, P., Solazzo, E., Tian, H., Tubiello, F. N., Vesala, T., van der Werf, G. R., Wilson, C., and Zaehle, S.: The consolidated European synthesis of CH4 and N2O emissions for the European Union and United Kingdom: 1990–2019, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15, 1197–1268, doi:10.5194/essd-15-1197-2023, 2023.

Xinyu Dou, Jinpyo Hong, Philippe Ciais, Frédéric Chevallier, Feifan Yan, Ying Yu, Yifan Hu, Da Huo, Yun Sun, Yilong Wang, Steven J. Davis, Monica Crippa, Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Diego Guizzardi, Efisio Solazzo, Xiaojuan Lin, Xuanren Song, Biqing Zhu, Duo Cui, Piyu Ke, Hengqi Wang, Wenwen Zhou, Xia Huang, Zhu Deng & Zhu Liu: Near-real-time global gridded daily CO2 emissions 2021, Nature Scientific Data,doi:10.1038/s41597-023-01963-0, 2023.

Pisoni, E., Thunis, P., De Meij, A., Wilson, J., Bessagnet, B., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Belis, C. A., and Van Dingenen, R.: Modelling the air quality benefits of EU climate mitigation policies using two different PM2.5-related health impact methodologies, Environment International, 172, 107760, doi:10.1016/j.envint.2023.107760, 2023.


Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Guizzardi, D., Tubiello, F. N. & Leip, A. Climate goals require food systems emission inventories. Nature Food, doi:10.1038/s43016-021-00450-2, 2022.

Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Guizzardi, D., Van Dingenen, R., and Leip, A.: Air pollutant emissions from global food systems are responsible for environmental impacts, crop losses and mortality, Nature Food, 3, 942-956, doi:10.1038/s43016-022-00615-7, 2022.

Tubiello, F. N., Crippa, M., Karl, K., Solazzo, E., Cerilli, S., Flammini, A., and Leip, A.: Making food transport data matter, Nature Food, 3, 1005-1007, 10.1038/s43016-022-00638-0, 2022.

Oreggioni, G. D., Mahiques, O., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Schaaf, E., Muntean, M., Guizzardi, D., Vignati, E., and Crippa, M.: The impacts of technological changes and regulatory frameworks on global air pollutant emissions from the energy industry and road transport, Energy Policy, 168, 113021, doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2022.113021, 2022.

Liu, Z., Deng, Z., Zhu, B., Ciais, P., Davis, S. J., Tan, J., Andrew, R. M., Boucher, O., Arous, S. B., Canadell, J. G., Dou, X., Friedlingstein, P., Gentine, P., Guo, R., Hong, C., Jackson, R. B., Kammen, D. M., Ke, P., Le Quéré, C., Crippa, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Peters, G. P., Tanaka, K., Wang, Y., Zheng, B., Zhong, H., Sun, T., and Schellnhuber, H. J.: Global patterns of daily CO2 emissions reductions in the first year of COVID-19, Nature Geoscience, 15, 615-620, doi:10.1038/s41561-022-00965-8, 2022.

de Meij, A., Astorga, C., Thunis, P., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Pisoni, E., Valverde, V., Suarez-Bertoa, R., Oreggioni, G. D., Mahiques, O., and Franco, V.: Modelling the Impact of the Introduction of the EURO 6d-TEMP/6d Regulation for Light-Duty Vehicles on EU Air Quality, doi:10.3390/app12094257, 2022.

Pozzer, A., Reifenberg, S. F., Kumar, V., Franco, B., Kohl, M., Taraborrelli, D., Gromov, S., Ehrhart, S., Jöckel, P., Sander, R., Fall, V., Rosanka, S., Karydis, V., Akritidis, D., Emmerichs, T., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Kaiser, J. W., Clarisse, L., Kiendler-Scharr, A., Tost, H., and Tsimpidi, A.: Simulation of organics in the atmosphere: evaluation of EMACv2.54 with the Mainz Organic Mechanism (MOM) coupled to the ORACLE (v1.0) submodel, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 2673–2710, doi:10.5194/gmd-15-2673-2022, 2022.

Dou, X., Wang, Y., Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Davis, S. J., Crippa, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Guizzardi, D., Solazzo, E., Yan, F., Huo, D., Zheng, B., Zhu, B., Cui, D., Ke, P., Sun, T., Wang, H., Zhang, Q., Gentine, P., Deng, Z., and Liu, Z.: Near-real-time global gridded daily CO2 emissions, The Innovation, 3, 100182, doi:10.1016/j.xinn.2021.100182, 2022.


Dataset: Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Guizzardi, D., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Tubiello, F.N. and Leip, A. EDGAR-FOOD data. Figshare, doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13476666 (2021).

Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Guizzardi, D., Monforti-Ferrario, F., Tubiello, F., and Leip, A.: Food systems are responsible for a third of global anthropogenic GHG emissions, Nat. Food, volume 2, pages 198–209, doi:10.1038/s43016-021-00225-9, 2021.

Solazzo, E., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Choulga, M., and Janssens-Maenhout, G.: Uncertainties in the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR) emission inventory of greenhouse gases, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 5655–5683, doi:10.5194/acp-21-5655-2021, 2021.

Monica Crippa, Diego Guizzardi, Enrico Pisoni, Efisio Solazzo, Antoine Guion, Marilena Muntean, Aneta Florczyk, Marcello Schiavina, Michele Melchiorri, Andres Fuentes Hutfilter: Global anthropogenic emissions in urban areas: patterns, trends, and challenges, Environ. Res. Lett. 16 074033, 2021.

Choulga, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Super, I., Solazzo, E., Agusti-Panareda, A., Balsamo, G., Bousserez, N., Crippa, M., Denier van der Gon, H., Engelen, R., Guizzardi, D., Kuenen, J., McNorton, J., Oreggioni, G., and Visschedijk, A.: Global anthropogenic CO2 emissions and uncertainties as a prior for Earth system modelling and data assimilation, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 5311–5335, doi:10.5194/essd-13-5311-2021, 2021.

Lin, X., Zhang, W., Crippa, M., Peng, S., Han, P., Zeng, N., Yu, L., and Wang, G.: A comparative study of anthropogenic CH4 emissions over China based on the ensembles of bottom-up inventories, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1073–1088, doi:10.5194/essd-13-1073-2021, 2021.

Minx, J. C., Lamb, W. F., Andrew, R. M., Canadell, J. G., Crippa, M., Döbbeling, N., Forster, P. M., Guizzardi, D., Olivier, J., Peters, G. P., Pongratz, J., Reisinger, A., Rigby, M., Saunois, M., Smith, S. J., Solazzo, E., and Tian, H.: A comprehensive and synthetic dataset for global, regional, and national greenhouse gas emissions by sector 1970–2018 with an extension to 2019, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 5213–5252, doi:10.5194/essd-13-5213-2021, 2021.

William F. Lamb, Thomas Wiedmann, Robbie Andrew, Monica Crippa, Jos Olivier, Alaa Al Khourdajie, Raphael Slade, Igor Bashmakov, Lazarus Chapungu, Hancheng Dai, Steven J. Davis, Shobhakar Dhakal, Maria Figueroa, Yong Geng, Baihe Gu, Jo House, Xianchun Tan, Klaus Hubacek, Suzana Kahn Ribeiro, Smail Khennas, Shonali Pachauri, Julia Pongratz, Yamina Saheb, Dominik Wiedenhofer, Giulio Mattioli, Jan Minx: Trends and drivers of greenhouse gas emissions by sector from 1990 to 2018, Environ. Res. Lett. 16 073005, 2021.

Oreggioni, G. D., F. Monforti Ferraio, M. Crippa, M. Muntean, E. Schaaf, D. Guizzardi, E. Solazzo, M. Duerr, M. Perry and E. Vignati: Climate change in a changing world: Socio-economic and technological transitions, regulatory frameworks and trends on global greenhouse gas emissions from EDGAR v.5.0, Global Environmental Change, 2021, doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102350.

Philippe Thunis, Monica Crippa, Cornelis Cuvelier, Diego Guizzardi, Alexander de Meij, Gabriel Oreggioni, Enrico Pisoni: Sensitivity of air quality modelling to different emission inventories: a case study over Europe, Atm. EnvX, Volume 10, April 2021, 100111, doi:10.1016/j.aeaoa.2021.100111, 2021.

Petrescu, A. M. R., McGrath, M. J., Andrew, R. M., Peylin, P., Peters, G. P., Ciais, P., Broquet, G., Tubiello, F. N., Gerbig, C., Pongratz, J., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Grassi, G., Nabuurs, G.-J., Regnier, P., Lauerwald, R., Kuhnert, M., Balkovič, J., Schelhaas, M.-J., Denier van der Gon, H. A. C., Solazzo, E., Qiu, C., Pilli, R., Konovalov, I. B., Houghton, R. A., Günther, D., Perugini, L., Crippa, M., Ganzenmüller, R., Luijkx, I. T., Smith, P., Munassar, S., Thompson, R. L., Conchedda, G., Monteil, G., Scholze, M., Karstens, U., Brockmann, P., and Dolman, A. J.: The consolidated European synthesis of CO2 emissions and removals for the European Union and United Kingdom: 1990–2018, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 2363–2406, doi:10.5194/essd-13-2363-2021, 2021.

R. L. Thompson, C. D. Groot Zwaaftink, D. Brunner, A. Tsuruta, T. Aalto, M. Raivonen, M. Crippa, E. Solazzo, D. Guizzardi, P. Regnier and M. Maisonnier: Effects of extreme meteorological conditions in 2018 on European methane emissions estimated using atmospheric inversions, doi:10.1098/rsta.2020.0443, Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society A, 2021.

X. Lan, S. Basu, S. Schwietzke, L. M. P. Bruhwiler, E. J. Dlugokencky, S. E. Michel, O. A. Sherwood, P. P. Tans, K. Thoning, G. Etiope, Q. Zhuang, L. Liu, Y. Oh, J. B. Miller, G. Pétron, B. H. Vaughn, M. Crippa: Improved Constraints on Global Methane Emissions and Sinks Using δ13C-CH4, doi:10.1029/2021GB007000, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 2021.

Petrescu, A. M. R., Qiu, C., Ciais, P., Thompson, R. L., Peylin, P., McGrath, M. J., Solazzo, E., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Tubiello, F. N., Bergamaschi, P., Brunner, D., Peters, G. P., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Regnier, P., Lauerwald, R., Bastviken, D., Tsuruta, A., Winiwarter, W., Patra, P. K., Kuhnert, M., Oreggioni, G. D., Crippa, M., Saunois, M., Perugini, L., Markkanen, T., Aalto, T., Groot Zwaaftink, C. D., Tian, H., Yao, Y., Wilson, C., Conchedda, G., Günther, D., Leip, A., Smith, P., Haussaire, J.-M., Leppänen, A., Manning, A. J., McNorton, J., Brockmann, P., and Dolman, A. J.: The consolidated European synthesis of CH4 and N2O emissions for the European Union and United Kingdom: 1990–2017, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 2307–2362, doi:10.5194/essd-13-2307-2021, 2021.


McDuffie, E. E., Smith, S. J., O'Rourke, P., Tibrewal, K., Venkataraman, C., Marais, E. A., Zheng, B., Crippa, M., Brauer, M., and Martin, R. V.: A global anthropogenic emission inventory of atmospheric pollutants from sector- and fuel-specific sources (1970-2017): an application of the Community Emissions Data System (CEDS), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3413-3442, doi:10.5194/essd-12-3413-2020, 2020.

Crippa, M., Solazzo, E., Huang, G., Guizzardi, D., Koffi, E. N., Muntean, M., Schieberle, C., Friedrich, R. and Janssens-Maenhout , G.: Towards time varying emissions: development of high resolution temporal profiles in the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research, Nat. Sci. Data, 2020. doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12052887

Mulvaney, K., Selin, N.E., Giang, A.C.W., Muntean, M., Li, C., Zhang, D., Angot, H., Thackray, C. and Karplus, V.J., Mercury benefits of climate policy in China: Addressing the Paris Agreement and the Minamata Convention simultaneously, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY, ISSN 0013-936X (online), 54 (3), 2020, p. 1326-1335, JRC114242. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b06741

Han, P., Zeng, N., Oda, T., Lin, X., Crippa, M., Guan, D., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Ma, X., Liu, Z., Shan, Y., Tao, S., Wang, H., Wang, R., Wu, L., Yun, X., Zhang, Q., Zhao, F., and Zheng, B.: Evaluating China's fossil-fuel CO2 emissions from a comprehensive dataset of nine inventories, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 11371–11385, doi:10.5194/acp-20-11371-2020, 2020.

Feng, L., Smith, S. J., Braun, C., Crippa, M., Gidden, M. J., Hoesly, R., Klimont, Z., van Marle, M., van den Berg, M., and van der Werf, G. R.: The generation of gridded emissions data for CMIP6, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 461–482, doi:10.5194/gmd-13-461-2020, 2020.

Han, P., Lin, X., Zeng, N., Oda, T., Zhang, W., Liu, D., Cai, Q., Crippa, M., Guan, D., Ma, X., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Meng, W., Shan, Y., Tao, S., Wang, G., Wang, H., Wang, R., Wu, L., Zhang, Q., Zhao, F., and Zheng, B.: Province-level fossil fuel CO2 emission estimates for China based on seven inventories, Journal of Cleaner Production, 277, 123377, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123377, 2020.


Janssens-Maenhout , G., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf , E., Dentener, F., Bergamaschi, P., Pag liari, V., Olivier, J., Peters, J., van Aardenne, J., Monni, 5., Doering, U., Petrescu , R., Solazzo, E., and Oreggioni, G.: EDGAR v4.3.2 Global Atlas of the three major Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the period 1970-2012, Earth Syst. Sci. Data , 11, 959-1002, doi:10.5194/essd-11-959-2019, 2019.

Crippa, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Guizzardi, D., Van Dingenen, R., and Dentener, F.: Contribution and uncertainty of sectorial and regional emissions to regional and global PM2.5 health impacts, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 5165-5186, doi:10.5194/acp-19-5165-2019, 2019.

Zhao, A., Bollasina, M. A., Crippa, M., and Stevenson, D. S.: Significant climate impacts of aerosol changes driven by growth in energy use and advances in emission control technology, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14517–14533, doi:10.5194/acp-19-14517-2019, 2019.


Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., Dentener, F., van Aa rdenne, J. A., Monni, 5., Doering, U., Olivier, J. G. J., Pagliari, V., and Janssens-Maenhout, G.: Gridded emissions of air pollutants for the period 1970-2012 within EDGAR v4.3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1987-2013, doi:10.5194/essd-10-1987-2018, 2018.

Muntean, M., Janssens-Maenhout , G., Song, 5., Giang, A., Selin, N. E., Zhong, H., Zhao, Y., Olivier , J. G. J., Guiz zardi , D., Crippa, M., Schaaf, E., and Dentener , F.: Evaluating EDGARv4.tox2 speciated mercury emissions ex-post scenarios and their impacts on modelled global and regional wet deposition patterns, Atmospheric Environment, 184, 56-68, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.04.017, 2018.

Giang, A., Song, S., Muntean, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Harvey, A., Berg, E. and Selin, N., Understanding factors influencing the detection of mercury policies in modelled Laurentian Great Lakes wet deposition, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-PROCESSES and IMPACTS, ISSN 2050-7887 (online), 20 (10), 2018, p. 1373-1389, JRC111996. doi:10.1039/C8EM00268A

Van Dingenen, R., Dentener, F., Crippa, M., Leitao, J., Marmer, E., Rao, S., Solazzo, E., and Valentini, L.: TM5-FASST: a global atmospheric source–receptor model for rapid impact analysis of emission changes on air quality and short-lived climate pollutants, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16173-16211, doi:10.5194/acp-18-16173-2018, 2018.


Huang, G., Brook, R., Crippa, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Schieberle, C., Dore, C., Guizzardi, D., Muntean, M., Schaaf, E., and Friedrich, R.: Speciation of anthropogenic emissions of non-methane volatile organic compounds: a global gridded data set for 1970–2012, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7683-7701, doi:10.5194/acp-17-7683-2017, 2017.

Ding, J., Miyazaki, K., van der A, R. J., Mijling, B., Kurokawa, J.-I., Cho, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Zhang, Q., Liu, F., and Levelt, P. F.: Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 10125–10141, doi:10.5194/acp-17-10125-2017, 2017

Saikawa, E., Kim, H., Zhong, M., Avramov, A., Zhao, Y., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Kurokawa, J.-I., Klimont, Z., Wagner, F., Naik, V., Horowitz, L. W., and Zhang, Q.: Comparison of emissions inventories of anthropogenic air pollutants and greenhouse gases in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6393–6421, doi:10.5194/acp-17-6393-2017, 2017.

Eri Saikawa, Marcus Trail, Min Zhong, Qianru Wu, Cindy L Young, Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Zbigniew Klimont, Fabian Wagner, Jun-ichi Kurokawa, Ajay Singh Nagpure, and Bhola Ram Gurjar. Uncertainties in emissions estimates of greenhouse gases and air pollutants in India and their impacts on regional air quality. Environmental Research Letters, 2017, 12(6), 065002.

Alfredo Alessandrini, Diego Guizzardi, Greet Janssens-Maenhout, Enrico Pisoni, Marco Trombetti & Michele Vespe (2017) Estimation of shipping emissions using vessel Long Range Identification and Tracking data, Journal of Maps, 13:2, 946-954, doi:10.1080/17445647.2017.1411842.


Crippa, M., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Dentener, F., Guizzardi, D., Sindelarova, K., Muntean, M., Van Dingenen, R., and Granier, C.: Forty years of improvements in European air quality: regional policy-industry interactions with global impacts, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3825-3841, doi:10.5194/acp-16-3825-2016, 2016.

Crippa, M., G. Janssens-Maenhout , D. Guizzardi and S. Galmarini : EU Effect: Exporting Emission Regulations through Global Market Economy, Journal of Environmental Management 183 , 959-97 1, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.09.068, 2016.

Zhong H; Zhao Y; Muntean M; Zhang L; Zhang J. A high-resolution regional emission inventory of atmospheric mercury and its comparison with multi-scale inventories: a case study of Jiangsu, China. ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS 16 (23); 2016. p. 15119-15134. JRC105194. doi:10.5194/acp-16-15119-2016

Saunois, M., Bousquet, P., Poulter, B., Peregon, A., Ciais, P., Canadell, J. G., Dlugokencky, E. J., Etiope, G., Bastviken, D., Houweling, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Tubiello, F. N., Castaldi, S., Jackson, R. B., Alexe, M., Arora, V. K., Beerling, D. J., Bergamaschi, P., Blake, D. R., Brailsford, G., Brovkin, V., Bruhwiler, L., Crevoisier, C., Crill, P., Covey, K., Curry, C., Frankenberg, C., Gedney, N., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Ishizawa, M., Ito, A., Joos, F., Kim, H.-S., Kleinen, T., Krummel, P., Lamarque, J.-F., Langenfelds, R., Locatelli, R., Machida, T., Maksyutov, S., McDonald, K. C., Marshall, J., Melton, J. R., Morino, I., Naik, V., O'Doherty, S., Parmentier, F.-J. W., Patra, P. K., Peng, C., Peng, S., Peters, G. P., Pison, I., Prigent, C., Prinn, R., Ramonet, M., Riley, W. J., Saito, M., Santini, M., Schroeder, R., Simpson, I. J., Spahni, R., Steele, P., Takizawa, A., Thornton, B. F., Tian, H., Tohjima, Y., Viovy, N., Voulgarakis, A., van Weele, M., van der Werf, G. R., Weiss, R., Wiedinmyer, C., Wilton, D. J., Wiltshire, A., Worthy, D., Wunch, D., Xu, X., Yoshida, Y., Zhang, B., Zhang, Z., and Zhu, Q.: The global methane budget 2000–2012, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 697–751, doi:10.5194/essd-8-697-2016, 2016.

Turnock, Steven; Butt, Edward; Richardson, Thomas; Mann, Graham; Reddington, Carly; Forster, Piers; Haywood, Jim; Crippa, Monica; Janssens-Maenhout, Greet; Johnson, Colin; Bellouin, Nicolas; Carslaw, Kenneth; Spracklen, Dominick: The impact of European legislative and technology measures to reduce air pollutants on air quality, human health and climate, Environmental Research Letters 11.2 (2016): 024010, 2016.


Janssens-Maenhout, G., Crippa, M., Guizzardi, D., Dentener, F., Muntean, M., Pouliot, G., Keating, T., Zhang, Q., Kurokawa, J., Wankmüller, R., Denier van der Gon, H., Kuenen, J. J. P., Klimont, Z., Frost, G., Darras, S., Koffi, B., and Li, M.: HTAP_v2.2: a mosaic of regional and global emission grid maps for 2008 and 2010 to study hemispheric transport of air pollution, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11411-11432, doi:10.5194/acp-15-11411-2015, 2015.

Paruolo P, Murphy B, Janssens-Maenhout G. Do emissions and income have a common trend A country-specific, time-series, global analysis, 1970-2008. STOCHASTIC ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND RISK ASSESSMENT 29 (1); 2015. p. 93-107. JRC91677


M. Muntean, G. Janssens-Maenhout, S. Song, N.E. Selin, J.G.J. Olivier, D. Guizzardi, R. Maas, F. Dentener, 2014, Trend analysis from 1970 to 2008 and model evaluation of EDGARv4 global gridded anthropogenic mercury emissions, Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 494-495, 1 Oct.2014, pp. 337-350 (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.06.014)

Balsama, A., De Biase, L., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Pagliari, V., Near-term forecast of anthropogenic emission trends using neural networks, ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT 89; 2014. p. 581-592. JRC89307


Kurokawa, J., Ohara, T., Morikawa, T., Hanayama, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Fukui, T., Kawashima, K., and Akimoto, H.: Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases over Asian regions during 2000-2008: Regional Emission inventory in ASia (REAS) version 2, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11019-11058, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11019-2013, 2013

Frost GJ, Middleton P, Tarrason L, Granier C, Guenther A, Cardenas B, Denier van der Gon H, Janssens-Maenhout G, Kaiser JW, Keating T, Klimont Z, Lamarque J-F, Liousse C, Ohara T, Schultz MG, Skiba U, van Aardenne J, New directions: GEIA's 2020 vision for better air emissions information, Atmospheric Environment, 81:710-712, December 2013 doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.08.063

Braspenning-Radu O; Van Den Berg M; Klimont Z; Deetman S; Janssens-Maenhout G; Muntean M; Heyes C; Dentener F; Van Vuuren D. Exploring synergies between climate and air quality policies using long-term global and regional emission scenarios. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT 140; 2013. p. 577-591. JRC84771. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.021


Pozzer, A. P. Zimmermann, U.M. Doering, J. van Aardenne, H. Tost, F. Dentener, G. Janssens-Maenhout, J. Lelieveld, Effects of Business-as-usual anthropogenic emissions on global air quality, ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS., 12, 6915-6937, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6915-2012, 2012

Petrescu,A.R.M. R. Abad-Vinas, G. Janssens-Maenhout, V. N. B. Blujdea, G. Grassi, Global estimates of carbon stock changes in living forest biomass: EDGARv4.3 - time series from 1990 to 2010, Biogeosciences, 9, 3437-3447, 2012 doi:10.5194/bg-9-3437-2012


Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G. Part III: Greenhouse-Gas Emissions. In: CO2 emissions from fuel combustion. Paris (France): International Energy Agency; 2011. p. III.1 - III.57. JRC67519 Olivier J, Janssens-Maenhout G, Peters J, Wilson J. Long Term Trend in Global CO2 Emissions. The Hague (Netherlands): PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and European Commission Publications Office; 2011. JRC65918

Janssens-Maenhout G, Petrescu, A, Muntean M, Blujdea V. Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Methods to Support International Climate Agreements. GREENHOUSE GAS MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT 1 (2); 2011. p.132-133. JRC67524


Application of EDGAR data: Gridded global emission scenarios of non-transport emissions combing EDGARv32-FT2000 and SRES emission scenarios as input to the QUANTIFY project: Hoor, P., Borken-Kleefeld, J., Caro, D., Dessens, O., Endresen, O., Gauss, M., Grewe, V., Hauglustaine, D., Isaksen, I. S. A., Jöckel, P., Lelieveld, J., Myhre, G., Meijer, E., Olivie, D., Prather, M., Schnadt Poberaj, C., Shine, K. P., Staehelin, J., Tang, Q., van Aardenne, J., van Velthoven, P., and Sausen, R.: The impact of traffic emissions on atmospheric ozone and OH: results from QUANTIFY, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3113-3136, 2009. doi:10.5194/acp-9-3113-2009


EDGAR data on non-CO2 greenhouse gas as input to IEA report - CO2 emissions from fuel combustion 1971-2006. T. Pulles and J.A. van Aardenne (2008): Part III: Greenhouse gas emissions: 1. Shares and trends in greenhouse gas emissions; 2. Sources and Methods; Total greenhouse gas emissions. In: "CO2 emissions from fuel combustion 1971-2006", 2008 Edition, pp. III.1-III.47. International Energy Agency (IEA), Paris. ISBN 978-92-64-04238-4 (paper) (also available on CD ROM) (2008).

Evaluation of EDGAR data in representing emissions from megacities T.M. Butler, M.G. Lawrence, B.R. Gurjar, J. van Aardenne, M. Schultz, J. Lelieveld: The representation of emissions from megacities in global emission inventories, Atmospheric Environment, Volume 42, Issue 4, February 2008, Pages 703-719, ISSN 1352-2310, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.09.060.

Older publications

Olivier, J.G.J., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Muntean, M. Peters, J.H.A.W., Trends in global CO2 emissions - 2013 report, PBL / JRC report 83593; EUR 26098 EN; ISBN 978-94-91506-51-2, October 2013

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR), release version 4.2., 2011

Description of EDGAR v32-FT2000:

Olivier, J.G.J., Van Aardenne, J.A., Dentener, F., Pagliari, V., Ganzeveld, L.N. and J.A.H.W. Peters (2005). Recent trends in global greenhouse gas emissions: regional trends 1970-2000 and spatial distribution of key sources in 2000. Env. Sc., 2 (2-3), 81-99. doi: 10.1080/15693430500400345.

Description EDGAR v3.2:

Olivier, J.G.J. and J.J.M. Berdowski (2001a) Global emissions sources and sinks. In: Berdowski, J., Guicherit, R. and B.J. Heij (eds.) "The Climate System", pp. 33-78. A.A. Balkema Publishers/Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers, Lisse, The Netherlands. ISBN 90 5809 255 0.

Olivier, J.G.J., J.J.M. Berdowski, J.A.H.W. Peters, J. Bakker, A.J.H. Visschedijk en J.-P.J. Bloos (2001b) Applications of EDGAR. Including a description of EDGAR 3.0: reference database with trend data for 1970-1995. RIVM, Bilthoven. RIVM report no. 773301 001/ NOP report no. 410200 051.

Description EDGAR-HYDE:

Van Aardenne, J.A., Dentener, F.J., Olivier, J.G.J., Klein Goldewijk, C.G.M. and J. Lelieveld (2001) A High Resolution Dataset of Historical Anthropogenic Trace Gas Emissions for the Period 1890-1990. Global Biogeochemical Cycles Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15(4), 909-928.

Description EDGAR v2.0:

Olivier JGJ, Bouwman AF, Maas CWM van der, Berdowski JJM, Veldt C, Bloos JPJ, Visschedijk AJH, Zandveld PYJ, Haverlag JL (1996) Description of EDGAR Version 2.0: A set of global emission inventories of greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting substances for all anthropogenic and most natural sources on a per country basis and on 1 degree x 1 degree grid. RIVM, Bilthoven, RIVM Rapport 771060002.