The approach – macro life cycle assessment (M-LCA) – is based on life cycle assessment methodology and includes additional elements to model economic externalities and the temporal evolution of background parameters. The model can encompass and report the prospect of between 15-30 years.
Other related publications: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2011.04.004, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.04.042
energy policy developers
- Key Inputs
energy scenario, macro-economy data (current and forecast), current production data for all economic sectors
- Key Outputs
environmental impacts related to energy policies, including indirect side-effects of policies (e.g. indirect land use changes in bioenergy policies)
|Thomas Dandres||Hydro-Québec / Polytechnique Montreal / École de technologie supérieure|