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Recent developments in Life Cycle Assessment.
Life cycle assessment: past, present, and future.
LCA is evolving into LCSA, which is a transdisciplinary integration framework of models rather than a model in itself, which works with a plethora of disciplinary models and guides selecting the proper ones, given a specific sustainability question.
Scenario types and techniques: Towards a user's guide
Life cycle assessment part 1: framework, goal and scope definition, inventory analysis, and applications.
System boundaries and input data in consequential life cycle inventory analysis
Goal, Scope and BackgroundA consequential life cycle assessment (LCA) is designed to generate information on the consequences of decisions. This paper includes a comprehensive presentation of the…
Allocation in ISO 14041—a critical review
What life-cycle assessment does and does not do in assessments of waste management.
Open-loop recycling: Criteria for allocation procedures
If the aim of an LCA is to support decisions or to generate and evaluate ideas for future decisions, the allocation procedure should generally be effect-oriented rather than cause-oriented. It is…
Framework for scenario development in LCA
This article presents the results of the first phase of the SETAC-Europe LCA Working Group ‘Scenario Development in LCA’, which has started its work in April 1998, and distinguishes between two basic approaches for scenario development in L CA studies: What-if scenarios and Cornerstone scenarios.