Evaluating the sustainability of agricultural systems using life cycle assessment and techno-economic analysis
In a time of expansive population growth, our global resources have never been so strained; our contributions to a changing climate so significant. The International Panel on Climate Change recently addressed the need for focused effort toward reducing global resource depletion and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). As such, special attention has been given to some of the largest GHG emitting sectors in the world: energy, industry, and agriculture. This work focuses on using sustainability analysis to further understand agricultural processes and products, both novel and emerging. To quantify the ...
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