Publications

Here you will find a selection of more recent publications with contributions from 2.-0 LCA consultants staff. This page is regularly updated with our newest papers and reports – so stay tuned.

Weidema B P, Schmidt J – 2022  Consequential Modelling – in Life Cycle Inventory Analysis. Youtube channel

Steubing B, de Koning A, Merciai S, Tukker A – 2022  How do carbon footprints from LCA and EEIOA databases compare?: A comparison of ecoinvent and EXIOBASE. Journal of Industrial Ecology, early on-line

Brandão M, Weidema B P, Martin M, Cowie A, Hamelin L, Zamagni A – 2022  Consequential Life Cycle Assessment: What, Why and How? Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences

Weidema B P – 2022  Adjusting the social footprint methodology based on findings of subjective wellbeing research. Pre-print submitted to the International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment: 18 pages

Eliassen J, De Rosa M and Schmidt J – 2022  Life cycle assessment (LCA) of Kangamiut Seafood products. 2.-0 LCA consultants, Aalborg, Denmark.

De Rosa M, Schmidt J – 2022  Life Cycle Assessment of Palm Oil at United Plantations Berhad 2022. Results for 2004-2021. Summary report. United Plantations Berhad, Teluk Intan, Malaysia

Weidema B P – 2022  Life Cycle SDG Assessment. Aalborg: 2.-0 LCA consultants

Weidema B P – 2022  Comparison of the requirements of the GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle standard and the ISO 14040 series. 2.-0 LCA consultants, Aalborg, Denmark

Almeida D T L, Weidema B P, Godin A – 2022  Beyond normative system boundaries in life cycle assessment: The environmental effect of income redistribution. Cleaner Environmental Systems 4:100072 (9 pages)

Weidema B P – 2022  Relative importance of sustainability impact pathways – A first rough assessment. Aalborg: 2.-0 LCA consultants.

Ghose A, Lissandrini M, Hansen E R, Weidema B P – 2021  A core ontology for modeling life cycle sustainability assessment on the Semantic Web. Journal of Industrial Ecology, early on-line view

Aguilar-Hernandez G A, Deetman S, Merciai S, Rodrigues J F D, Tukker A – 2021  Global distribution of material inflows to in-use stocks in 2011 and its implications for a circularity transition. Journal of Industrial Ecology 25(6):1447-1461

Weidema B P – 2021  Data collection guideline for pressure indicators for LCSA. Aalborg: 2.-0 LCA consultants.

Hofbauer B, Tisch A, Schreiber H – 2021  Study on the implementation of life cycle assessment and environmental footprint methods in the context of public procurement – Final report. European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment Publications office, 2021-11-08

Schmidt J, Dalgaard R – 2021  Arla Foods FarmTool v2021 ‐ Updates and adding new technologies. Arla Foods, Aarhus, Denmark

Schrijvers D L, Loubet P, Weidema B P – 2021  To what extent is the Circular Footprint Formula of the Product Environmental Footprint Guide consequential? Journal of Cleaner Production 320:128800 (14 pages)

Muñoz I – 2021  Country-specific life cycle inventories for human excretion of food products. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 26:1794-1804

Font Vivanco D, Nechifor V, Freire-González J, Calzadilla A – 2021  Economy-wide rebound makes UK’s electric car subsidy fall short of expectations. Applied Energy 297:117138

Beltran A M, Scheel C N, Fitton N, Jannick Schmidt J, Kløverpris J H – 2021  Assessing life cycle environmental impacts of inoculating soybeans in Argentina with Bradyrhizobium japonicum. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 26:1570–1585

Weidema B P – 2021  CLCA – Current best practice for Life Cycle Assessment. A video presentation for National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) ad hoc committee for a meeting 3 in the series: Current Methods for Life Cycle Analyses of Low-Carbon Transportation Fuels in the United States.

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2021  Life Cycle Assessment of Palm Oil at United Plantations Berhad 2021. Results for 2004-2020. Summary report. United Plantations Berhad, Teluk Intan, Malaysia

Muñiz M M, Chantin M, R C, Vintila RC, Fabritius M, Martin C, Calvo L, Poudelet L, Canou J, Uhart M, Papacharalampopoulos A, Stavropoulos P, Olsson N O E, Tenorio J A, Madrid J A, Dirrenberger J, Muñoz I – 2021  Concrete hybrid manufacturing: A machine architecture. Procedia CIRP 97:51-58

Peña C, Civit B, Gallego-Schmid A, Druckman A, Caldeira- Pires A, Weidema B, Mieras E, Wang F, Fava J, Milà i Canals L, Cordella M, Arbuckle P, Valdivia S, Fallaha S, Motta W – 2021  Using life cycle assessment to achieve a circular economy. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 26:215–220

Muñoz I, Alonso-Madrid J, Menéndez-Muñiz M, Uhart M, Canou J, Martin C, Fabritius M, Calvo L, Poudelet L, Cardona R, Lombois-Burger H, Vlasopoulos N, Bouyssou C, Dirrenberger J, Papacharalampopoulos A, Stavropoulos P – 2021  Life cycle assessment of integrated additive–subtractive concrete 3D printing. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 112:2149–2159

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2020  Certified palm oil reduces greenhouse gas emissions compared to non-certified. Journal of Cleaner Production 277:124045 (12 pages)

Towa E, Zeller V, Merciai S, Schmidt J, Achten W M J – 2020  Toward the development of subnational hybrid input–output tables in a multiregional framework. Journal of Industrial Ecology 13085, early on-line view 20 November 2020

Weidema B P, Trolle T S – 2020  Assessment of the feasibility and potential impact of adding additional ecolabel criteria for global warming impacts of buildings and building materials. Aalborg, Denmark: 2.-0 LCA consultants.

Muñoz I, Aktürk AS, Ayyıldız Ö, Çağlar Ö, Meabe E, Contreras S, Toscano A, Tornée V, Llopart N, San Romà C, Ferrer O, Jiménez-Banzo A – 2020  Life cycle assessment of wastewater reclamation in a petroleum refinery in Turkey. Journal of Cleaner Production, 26:121967 (11 pages)

Kløverpris J H, Nordstrøm C, Scheel C N, Schmidt J, Grant B, Smith W, Bentham M J – 2020  Assessing life cycle impacts from changes in agricultural practices of crop production. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25:1991–2007

Løkke S, Schmidt J, Lyhne I, Kørnøv L, Revsbeck R – 2020  How green are supported ‘green’ business models? Time for the life cycle approach to enter public support programmes. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 25:2086–2092

Weidema B P, Goedkoop M, Meijer E, Harmens R – 2020  LCA-based assessment of the Sustainable Development Goals. Development update and preliminary findings of the Project “Linking the UN Sustainable Development Goals to life cycle impact pathway frameworks”. Date: 3 August 2020.

Weidema B P, Stylianou K S – 2020  Nutrition in the life cycle assessment of foods – function or impact? The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25:1210-1216

Peña C, Civit B, Gallego-Schmid A, Druckman A, Caldeira- Pires A, Weidema B, Mieras E, Wang F, Fava J, Milà i Canals L, Cordella M, Arbuckle P, Valdivia S, Fallaha S, Motta W – 2020  Using Life Cycle Assessment to achieve a circular economy. Position Paper of the Life Cycle Initiative, July

Muñoz I, Soto A, Maza D, Bayón F – 2020  Life cycle assessment of refractory waste management in a Spanish steel works. Waste Management 111:1-9

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2020  Life Cycle Assessment of Palm Oil at United Plantations Berhad 2020, Results for 2004‐2019. Summary report. United Plantations Berhad, Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

Weidema B P, Brandão M – 2020  Review of three recent textbooks on LCA. Journal of Industrial Ecology 24:726-730

Laurent A, Weidema B P, Bare J, Liao X, de Souza D M , Pizzol M, Sala S, Schreiber H, Thonemann N, Verones F – 2020  Methodological review and detailed guidance for the life cycle interpretation phase. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2):986-1003

Weidema B P, Simas M S, Schmidt J, Pizzol M, Løkke S, Brancoli P L – 2020  Relevance of attributional and consequential information for environmental product labelling. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25:900–904

Schmidt J – 2020  The product life cycle and environmental labelling schemes. Presentation at the Commercial Print Conference in Brussels, 20. February 2020

Font Vivanco D – 2020  The role of services and capital in footprint modelling. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25: 280–293

Berger M, Sonderegger T, Alvarenga R, Bach V, Cimprich A, Dewulf J, Frischknecht R, Guinée J, Helbig C, Huppertz T, Jolliet O, Motoshita M, Northey S, Peña C, Rugani B, Sahnoune A, Schrijvers D, Schulze R, Sonnemann G, Valero A, Weidema B P, Young S B – 2020  Mineral resources in life cycle impact assessment: part II – recommendations on application-dependent use of existing methods and on future method development needs. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25:798–813

Sonderegger T, Berger M, Alvarenga R, Bach V, Cimprich A, Dewulf J, Frischknecht R, Guinée J, Helbig C, Huppertz T, Jolliet O, Motoshita M, Northey S, Rugani B, Schrijvers D, Schulze R, Sonnemann G, Valero A, Weidema B P, Young S B – 2020  Mineral resources in life cycle impact assessment—part I: a critical review of existing methods. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 25:784–797

Weidema B P – 2020  Towards a taxonomy for social impact pathway indicators. Pp. 11-23 in Traverso M, Petti L, Zamagni A, (eds.): Perspectives on Social LCA - Contributions from the 6th International Conference. 129 pages. SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-3-030-06564-5

Aguilar-Hernandez G A, Sigüenza-Sanchez C P, Donati F, Merciai S, Schmidt J, Rodrigues J F D, Tukker A – 2019  The circularity gap of nations: A multiregional analysis of waste generation, recovery, and stock depletion in 2011. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 151:104452 (9 pages)

Schmidt J – 2019  Comparative Life Cycle Assessment: – RSPO-certified vs non-certified. Presentation at RT17 2019, 3-6th November, Bangkok

Merciai S – 2019  An input-output model in a balanced multi-layer framework. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 150:104403

Ruzzenenti F, Vivanco D F, Galvin R, Sorrell S, Wagner A, Walnum H J – 2019  Editorial: The Rebound Effect and the Jevons’ Paradox: Beyond the Conventional Wisdom. Frontiers in Energy Research, editorial article, 10 September

Weidema B P – 2019  Assessing socio-economic impacts of agriculture. Chapter 8 in Weidema B P (ed.): Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK

Weidema B P (ed.) – 2019  Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK

Geerken T, Schmidt J, Boonen K, Christis M, Merciai S – 2019  Assessment of the potential of a circular economy in open economies – Case of Belgium. Journal of Cleaner Production 227:683-699

Rugani B, de Souza D M, Weidema B P, Bare J, Bakshi B, Grann B, Johnston J M, Pavan A L R, Liu X, L Alexis, Verones F – 2019  Towards integrating the ecosystem services cascade framework within the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) cause-effect methodology. Science of The Total Environment 690:1284-1298

Muñoz I – 2019  Towards global LCI data on urban wastewater discharges. Presentation at SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting, Helsinki, 26-30 May 2019

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2019  Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of RSPO-certified and Non-certified Palm Oil. This report is authored by Jannick Schmidt and Michele De Rosa, 2.-0 LCA consultants, Denmark, with contributions from the members of a crowdfunded project.

Weidema B P, Pizzol M, Schmidt J, Thoma G – 2019  Social responsibility is always consequential — Rebuttal to Brander, Burritt and Christ (2019): Coupling attributional and consequential life cycle assessment: A matter of social responsibility. Journal of Cleaner Production 223:12-13

Weidema B P – 2019  Consistency check for life cycle assessments. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 24(5):926-934

Beylot A, Secchia M, Cerutti A, Merciai S, Schmidt J, Salaa S – 2019  Assessing the environmental impacts of EU consumption at macro-scale. Journal of Cleaner Production 216:382-393

Vélez-Henao J A, Font Vivanco D, Hernández-Riveros J A – 2019  Technological change and the rebound effect in the STIRPAT model: A critical view. Energy Policy 129:1372-1381

Muñoz I, Portillo F,  Rosiek S,  Batlles F J, Martínez-Del-Río J, Acasuso I, Piergrossi V, De Sanctis M, Chimienti S, Di Iaconi C – 2019  Prospective environmental and economic assessment of solar-assisted thermal energy recovery from wastewater through a sequencing batch biofilter granular reactor. Journal of Cleaner Production 212:1300-1309

Fryda L, Visser H J M, Schmidt J – 2019  Biochar replaces peat in horticulture: Environmental impact assessment of combined biochar & bioenergy production. Detritus 5:132-149

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2019  Life cycle assessment of palm oil at United Plantations Berhad 2019, results for 2004‐2018 – Summary Report. United Plantations Berhad, Teluk Intan, Malaysia.

Huppertz T, Weidema B P, Standaert S, De Caevel B, van Overbeke E – 2019  The social cost of sub-soil resource use. Resources 8(1):2-17

Weidema B P – 2018  Nutrition – function or impact? Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food 2018 (LCA Food). 17-19 October 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Bjørn A, Kalbar P, Nygaard S E, Kabins S, Jensen C L, Birkved M, Schmidt J, Hauschild M Z – 2018  Pursuing necessary reductions in embedded GHG emissions of developed nations: Will efficiency improvements and changes in consumption get us there? Global Environmental Change 52:314-324

Weidema B P, Schmidt J, Fantke P, Pauliuk S – 2018  On the boundary between economy and environment in LCA. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(9):1839-1846

Weidema B P, Goedkoop M, Mieras E – 2018  Making the SDGs relevant to business. PRé Sustainability & 2.-0 LCA consultants

Schulze R, Weidema B P, Schebek L, Buchert M – 2018  Recycling and its effects on joint production systems and the environment – the case of rare earth magnet recycling – Part I — Production model. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 134:336-346

Hamilton H A, Ivanova D, Stadler K, Merciai S, Schmidt J, van Zelm R, Moran D, Wood R – 2018  Trade and the role of non-food commodities for global eutrophication. Nature Sustainability 1:314–321

Muñoz I, Weidema P, Bala A, Fullana P – 2018  Social footprint of a deposit-refund system for packaging waste in Spain. Presentation for 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, Rome, 13-17 May 2018

Schmidt J, De Rosa M – 2018  Enhancing Land Use Change modelling with IO data. Presentation at the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting, Rome, 13‑17 May 2018.

Muñoz I, Rodríguez C, Gillet D, Moerschbacher B M – 2018  Life cycle assessment of chitosan production in India and Europe. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23:1151–1160

Kalbar, P P, Muñoz I, Birkved M – 2018  WW LCI v2: A second-generation life cycle inventory model for chemicals discharged to wastewater systems. Science of The Total Environment 622-623:1649-1657

Weidema B P, Fantke P – 2018  Relating the Global Burden of Disease to life cycles. Procedia CIRP 69:417–422

Schmidt J, Pasang H, Noor R T, Utoro I – 2018  Life cycle assessment of palm oil – PT SMART pilot study on GHG and biodiversity mitigation options. Presentation for the ICOPE meeting, BICC, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali 25 - 27 April 2018

Weidema B P – 2018  In search of a consistent solution to allocation of joint production. Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(2):252-262

Weidema B P – 2018  The social footprint—a practical approach to comprehensive and consistent social LCA. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(3):700-709

Weidema B P, Pizzol M, Schmidt J, Thoma G – 2018  Attributional or consequential Life Cycle Assessment: A matter of social responsibility. Journal of Cleaner Production 174:305–314

De Rosa M – 2018  Land Use and Land-use Changes in Life Cycle Assessment: Green Modelling or Black Boxing? Ecological Economics 144:73-81

Weidema B P – 2018  Attributional and consequential interpretations of the ISO 14044. Historical snapshot from the work in ISO TC207/SC5/TG1

Stadler K, Wood R, Bulavskaya T, Södersten C J, Simas M, Schmidt S, Usubiaga A, Acosta-Fernández J, Kuenen J, Bruckner M, Giljum S, Lutter S, Merciai S, Schmidt J, Theurl M C, Plutzar C, Kastner T, Eisenmenger N, Erb K H, de Koning A, Tukker A – 2018  EXIOBASE 3: Developing a time series of detailed environmentally extended multi-regional input-output tables. Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(3):502-515

Merciai S, Schmidt J – 2018  Methodology for the construction of global multi-regional hybrid supply and use tables for the EXIOBASE v3 database. Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(3):516‑531

De Rosa M, Pizzol M, Schmidt J – 2018  How methodological choices affect LCA climate impact results: the case of structural timber. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(1):147–158

See our older publications or get a quotable list with all publications.