Superior “green” electrode materials for secondary batteries: through the footprint family indicators to analyze their environmental friendliness

  title={Superior “green” electrode materials for secondary batteries: through the footprint family indicators to analyze their environmental friendliness},
  author={Haohui Wu and Yuan Gong and Yajuan Yu and Kai Huang and Lei Wang},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  pages={36538 - 36557}
As secondary batteries are becoming the popular production of industry, especial for lithium ion batteries (LIBs), the degree of environmental friendliness will gather increasing attention to their products of the whole life cycle. The research combines the life cycle assessment (LCA) and footprint family definition to establish a framework to calculate the footprint family of secondary battery materials. Through the method, we calculated the values of carbon footprint, water footprint, and… 
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