Avoiding Unintended Tradeoffs by Integrating Life-cycle Impact Assessment with Urban Metabolism

A new article by Dr. Mikhail Chester, Dr. Stephanie Pinctel and Dr. Braden Allenby was recently published in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.  The article argues that urban sustainability assessment should integrate urban metabolism and life-cycle impact assessment to develop an integrated multi-scale framework for evaluating resource depletion and damages to human health and environmental quality.

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