The 'Big 6' environmental impact categories

This new minute lecture introduces the concept of the 'big 6' environmental impact categories, i.e. 6 impacts that have a fundamental impact on the earth's eco-system, that are universally applicable and for which a scientific approach for quantification exists:

  • acidification potential
  • eutrophication potential
  • global warming potential
  • ozone depletion potential
  • photochemical ozone creation potential
  • primary energy use
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