In the Media
EVs have lower emissions and are cheaper to own and operate than alternatives - The New York Times
20 Jan 2021 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
Congratulations to ISIE member Jessika Trancik and her team for a nice story, and graph, in the New York Times on 15 January 2021.
Recent study on carbon capture potential and cost of carbon capture technology application in the U.S. refining industry
08 May 2018 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
A recent article in International Journal of GHG Control studied the carbon capture potential and costs of different carbon capture system design strategies for U.S. refineries. Yuan Yao, John Marano, William R. Morrow III, Eric Masanet, Quantifying carbon capture potential and cost of carbon...
International Report on Eco Friendly Plasticizer Market
27 Mar 2018 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
This may be of interest to folks: https://factsweek.com/374432/eco-friendly-plasticizer-market-analysis-by-type-and-application-manufacturers-regions-forecast-to-2022/
Methanol Economy in China: Short-term and Long-term Perspectives
30 Nov 2017 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
The concept of methanol economy was proposed by the Nobel Prize winner George A. Olah to replace fossil resources with renewable methanol. As the largest methanol producer in the world, China is providing policy supports for methanol fuels and farther down the road to develop a methanol economy...
Sustainability assessment of agro-bioenergy systems using energy efficiency indicators
25 Oct 2017 in Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment (Life-cycle)
The sustainability of agro-bioenergy systems is dependent on many factors, some local or regional in implementation, some others global in nature. While previous sustainability assessments of agro-bioenergy systems focus on the effects of alternative biomass feedstock (e.g. grass, manure, wood...