October 15, 2019

Just because battery-powered scooters don’t belch pollution out of a tailpipe may not mean they’re  as “eco-friendly” as some have assumed. The actual climate impact of these type of vehicles depends heavily on how they’re made, what they’re replacing, and how long the...

October 15, 2019

A UCLA study found that harnessing energy from waste could potentially produce large amounts of renewable energy and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The LCA backed study identified that employing all available wastes in the United States is enough to create bioenergy amo...

October 15, 2019

An MIT-led life-cycle assessment found that a typical pair of sneakers (aka running shoes) accounts for 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to keeping a 100-watt light bulb on for a week.

The group examined 65 discrete parts of a normal running shoe that...

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If you are an LCA Professional with an interest in working overseas, this job may be for you.  Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg Sweden...

April 1, 2019

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