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One of the most important differences between consequential and attributional models is that only consequential models reflect physical and monetary causalities. Attributional models use normative cut-off rules and allocation to isolate the investigated product system from the rest of the World.
Aug 20, 2021
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What is a consequential LCA?
A consequential LCA (CLCA) gives an estimate of how the global environmental burdens are affected by the production and use of the product. The distinction arose to resolve debates on what input data to use in an LCA and how to deal with allocation problems.
Sep 24, 2019
What is marginal data in LCA?
Marginal data, as typically used in consequential LCA, represent the effects of a change in the output of goods and/or services from a system on the environmental burdens of the system. Attributional LCA in principle excludes the use of marginal data, and consequential LCA should in principle use marginal data.
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SimaPro is a cost-effective, science-based tool that offers solutions for any user. SimaPro supports LCA and EPD and always includes a variety of LCI databases, such as ecoinvent v3 and the sector-specific Agri-footprint database.
What is social life cycle assessment?
A social life cycle assessment (S-LCA) is a method that can be used to assess the social and sociological aspects of products, their actual and potential positive as well as negative impacts along the life cycle.
Jul 1, 2021 · A particular prominent subject of debate is the difference between attributional LCA (ALCA) and consequential LCA. (CLCA). These types will be explained further ...
Jul 1, 2021 · There are two prominent types of LCA, namely attributional (ALCA) and consequential (CLCA). A lot of literature covers these approaches, but a general ...
Dec 15, 2021 · ... According to Finnveden et al. (2009), an attributional LCA describes the global environmental impacts to and from a life cycle while a consequential LCA ...
Oct 16, 2021 · The divide between attributional and consequential research perspectives partly overlaps with the long-standing methodological discussions in the life cycle ...
Jun 2, 2021 · CLCA should therefore model consequence acting through the marginally adjusted average. 2. Literature Review. The different perspectives are thoroughly reviewed ...
Jul 1, 2021 · An attributional life cycle assessment (LCA) with a cradle-to-gate approach ... whereas a consequential system would examine what is expected to change when ...
Dec 27, 2021 · A comparison of attributional and consequential LCA results for an innovative bio-jet ... bio-jet fuel produced from potato by-products in the Netherlands.
Apr 26, 2021 · attributional-consequential distinction. ... policy-makers, and standard-setters fail to distinguish between ... consequential life cycle assessment.
Apr 21, 2021 · What is striking is that the attributional-consequential distinction is still not recognized widely enough by GHG management practitioners.