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Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 1:00 EDT
The Lifecycle of Building Materials and The "Other" Carbon, Embodied Carbon
This webinar will expose the often hidden embodied carbon footprint as a critical piece in realizing emissions reductions targets and identify the steps now being taken across the building sector to calculate embodied carbon in materials and to realize the reduction of embodied emissions.
Thoughts on Fossil Fuels Sources of Uncertainty
One of the more interesting sessions at LCA XIX focused on uncertainties associated with Life Cycle Assessment (LCAs) on fossil fuels and their impact on downstream products – fuels and petrochemical-based materials like plastics.
Although analysts have traditionally used a single number for fossil fuel GHG emissions, it’s clear that no two quantities of crude oil or diesel will have exactly the same GHG profile, for example. Crude oil has many different properties...
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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
2019 Coordinating Research Council (CRC) Life Cycle Analysis of Transportaion Fuels Workshop
Technical sessions include:
October 15-17, 2019 at the Argonne National Laboratory
Transportation Fuel Policy Liquid Petroleum Fuels
Model Updates of Crop-Based Biofuels
Advanced, Novel or Waste Fuels
Biofuel Baseline and Counterfactual Modeling Scenarios
Research Needs Brainstorming
Meet Caroline there!
EarthShift Global has partnered with Cotton Inc
to deliver a 1-day long Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) workshop at
Textiles Exchange 2019 in Vancouver on October 15th –
Lise and Valentina will be our representatives in Vancouver delivering part of the course.
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October 16 - 17, 2019 Interpretation - Advanced LCA 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT (14:00-17:00 UTC)
November 6, 2019 Evaluating Social and Economic Pillars of Sustainability 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST (18:00-21:00 UTC)
December 4-5, 2019 Practical Life Cycle Assessment in EarthSmart 10:00 am to 12:00 am EST (15:00-17:00 UTC)
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