How sustainable are sustainability conferences? – Comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment of an international conference series in Europe
作者: Sabrina NeugebauerMaren BolzRose MankaaMarzia Traverso
作者单位: 1Institute of Sustainability in Civil Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
刊名: Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, Vol.242
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118516
关键词: Sustainability conferenceLife cycle assessmentEnvironmental impactsCarbon footprint
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Scientific conferences are a widely established and a highly important and an indispensable component for knowledge sharing, networking activities, scientific debate etc. What is usually ignored is the resource demand of such an event, putting an enormous burden on the environment. For almost two decades now, there has been an increasing demand for mitigation of environmental impacts of scientific conferences. However, in the field of sustainability science hardly any measures have been taken as only one out of ten sustainability conferences promoted action to reduce environmental impacts. A comprehensive Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has not been carried out for all phases of a conference. This study therefore strives to conduct a comprehensive LCA of a scientific conference...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.398 (2012)

  • sustainable 能保持一定速度的
  • international 国际的
  • Europe 欧洲
  • conference 会议
  • Cycle 脚踏车
  • series