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Is this the next great idea?

Today, we’re going to synthesize our investigations of the question “Is this a good idea?” and “How do we know”? We’ve been working in teams to look at the environmental, social, and economic lenses on this question. 71 more words


Life Cycle Assessment

This morning we’re going to be exploring the life cycle impacts of the process of making bio-based jet fuel. Life cycle assessment is a systematic evaluation of the environmental impacts of a product from “cradle to grave” (from the materials that go into making it, through the process of making it, to transporting it, where it is consumed, and what happens to it at the end of its “life”).   151 more words