Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of construction and demolition (C&D) derived biomass and U.S. northeast forest residuals gasification for electricity production.

@article{Nuss2013ComparativeLC,
  title={Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of construction and demolition (C&D) derived biomass and U.S. northeast forest residuals gasification for electricity production.},
  author={Philip Nuss and Kevin H Gardner and Jenna R. Jambeck},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={3463-71}
}
With the goal to move society toward less reliance on fossil fuels and the mitigation of climate change, there is increasing interest and investment in the bioenergy sector. However, current bioenergy growth patterns may, in the long term, only be met through an expansion of global arable land at the expense of natural ecosystems and in competition with the food sector. Increasing thermal energy recovery from solid waste reduces dependence on fossil- and biobased energy production while… CONTINUE READING