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Comments to ‘LCA and post-hoc application of sustainability criteria’ by Paul Upham

  • Karl-Henrik Robèrt
  • John Holmberg
  • Ulrika Lundqvist
Letters to the Editor: Comments LCA from a Sustainability Perspective

Keywords

Marginal Change Social Sustainability Ecological Sustainability Sustainable Society Sustainability Criterion 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl-Henrik Robèrt
    • 1
  • John Holmberg
    • 2
  • Ulrika Lundqvist
    • 2
  1. 1.The Natural Step FoundationStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Department of Physical Resource TheoryChalmers University of Technology and Göteborg UniversityGöteborgSweden

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