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LCA of mobility solutions: approaches and findings—66th LCA forum, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 30 August, 2017

  • Rolf Frischknecht
  • Christian Bauer
  • Andreas Froemelt
  • Stefanie Hellweg
  • Kirsten Biemann
  • Thomas Buetler
  • Brian Cox
  • Peter de Haan
  • Sebastian Hoerl
  • René Itten
  • Niels Jungbluth
  • Yorick Ligen
  • Nicole A. Mathys
  • Samuel Schiess
  • Salome Schori
  • Patricia van Loon
  • Jing Wang
  • Sarah Wettstein
CONFERENCE REPORT: 66TH DISCUSSION FORUM ON LCA

Introduction and overview

Due to the Diesel scandal related to NOX exhaust emissions and the continuously increasing gap between test cycle and real life fuel consumption, the search for environmentally benign individual mobility options is being intensified. In the past recent years, life cycle inventory data on transport services have been updated and life cycle assessment (LCA) is being used to assess the environmental impacts of electric cars and mobility scenarios. The 66th LCA forum on mobility provided an overview on the state-of-art of knowledge, modelling and data in the transport sector.

Transport outlook 2040 for Switzerland

Nicole A. Mathys (Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE and University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) opened the LCA forum with presenting the transport Outlook 2040 for Switzerland. The Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE calculated how transport in Switzerland will develop in the decades to come. The findings—in the form of “if-then” scenarios...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolf Frischknecht
    • 1
  • Christian Bauer
    • 2
  • Andreas Froemelt
    • 3
  • Stefanie Hellweg
    • 3
  • Kirsten Biemann
    • 4
  • Thomas Buetler
    • 5
  • Brian Cox
    • 2
  • Peter de Haan
    • 6
  • Sebastian Hoerl
    • 3
  • René Itten
    • 7
  • Niels Jungbluth
    • 8
  • Yorick Ligen
    • 9
  • Nicole A. Mathys
    • 10
  • Samuel Schiess
    • 11
  • Salome Schori
    • 12
  • Patricia van Loon
    • 13
  • Jing Wang
    • 3
  • Sarah Wettstein
    • 14
  1. 1.treeze Ltd.UsterSwitzerland
  2. 2.Paul Scherrer Institute PSIVilligenSwitzerland
  3. 3.ETH ZurichZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.ifeu–Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg GmbHHeidelbergGermany
  5. 5.empaDübendorfSwitzerland
  6. 6.Ernst Basler + Partner AGZollikonSwitzerland
  7. 7.ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management, Institute of Natural Resource SciencesWädenswilSwitzerland
  8. 8.ESU-services LimitedSchaffhausenSwitzerland
  9. 9.EPFL Valais WallisSionSwitzerland
  10. 10.Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung AREBernSwitzerland
  11. 11.BluewinZurichSwitzerland
  12. 12.SBBBernSwitzerland
  13. 13.RISE ViktoriaGöteborgSweden
  14. 14.ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility ManagementWädenswilSwitzerland

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