Attributional and Consequential Life Cycle Assessment

Year of Publication

2019

This chapter from the book "Sustainability Assessment at the 21st century" aims to discuss and clarify the key concepts of Attributional Life Cycle Assessment (ALCA) and Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA).

Source:

InTechOpen

Author(s):

Tomas Ekvall

Geography:

Global

Type:

Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Climate

This chapter from the book "Sustainability Assessment at the 21st century" aims to discuss and clarify the key concepts of Attributional Life Cycle Assessment (ALCA) and Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA). It also advises which methodology to select as ALCA and CLCA respond to different questions.