Journal of Industrial Ecology

Online Letters to the Editor



As announced in the first issue of the Journal of Industrial Ecology, Online Letters to the Editor have been posted at this web site. This forum had been chosen to foster interactive discussions of the topics explored in the Journal, and to encourage the timely exchange of ideas. Letters are posted for the following article(s), listed by issue. Click on the feature title to see the exchanges.
 
 



Articles under discussion:

Vol. 8, No. 3 - Summer 2004
abstract for original article can be found here

Industrial Ecology and the Automotive Transport System
Arnold Tukker and Maurie J. Cohen  2 contributions, last updated 6/26/09
Vol. 7, No. 2 - Spring 2003
abstracts for original articles can be found here
What Users Want and May Need: Insights from a Survey of Users of a Life-Cycle Tool
Patrick Hofstetter and Thomas M. Mettier  2 contributions, last updated 2004

Comparing Products and Production in Ecological and Industrial Systems
Stephen Levine  2 contributions, last updated 2004

Vol. 7, No. 1 - Winter 2003
abstracts for original articles can be found here
Beyond the Food Web: Connections to a Deeper Industrial Ecology and Putting a Spotlight on Metaphors and Analogies in Industrial Ecology
Jonah Spiegelman and John Ehrenfield, respectively  1 contribution, last updated 2003

The Biomass Metabolism of the Food System: A Model-Based Survey of the Global and Regional Turnover of Food Biomass
Stefan Wirsenius1 contribution, last updated 2003

Vol. 4, No. 3 - Summer 2000
abstract for original article can be found here
Avoiding Co-Product Allocation in Life-Cycle Assessment
Bo Weidema  1 contribution, last updated 12/03/01
Vol. 4, No. 2 - Spring 2000
abstract for original article can be found here
Industrial Ecology as a Cultural Phenomenon
Frank Boons and Nigel Roome  1 contribution, last updated 6/12/01
Vol. 2, No. 3 - Summer 1998
abstracts for original articles can be found here
Indicators of Dematerialization and the Materials Intensity of Use.
Cutler J. Cleveland and Matthias Ruth 1 contribution, last updated 6/14/99

Talking with the Donkey: Cooperative Approaches to Environmental Protection.
Kathryn Harrison 2 contributions, last updated 9/03/99

Vol. 1, No. 4 - Fall 1997
abstract for original article can be found here
Book Review of Environmental Life Cycle Assessment edited by Mary Ann Curran.
Reviewed by Edgar Hertwich 2 contributions, last updated 8/6/98
Vol. 1, No. 3 - Summer 1997
abstracts for original articles can be found here
A Life-Cycle Approach to Purchasing and Using Environmentally Preferable Paper: A Summary of the Paper Task Force Report
L. Blum, R.A. Denison and J.F. Ruston 2 contributions, last updated 4/17/98

Roundtable on the Industrial Ecology of Pulp and Paper
1 contribution, last updated 11/16/98

Vol. 1, No. 2 - Spring 1997
abstracts for original article can be found here
The Industrial Ecology of Lead and Electric Vehicles
L.B. Lave, C.T. Hendrickson and F.C. McMichael 1 contribution, last updated 4/13/98
Vol. 1, No. 1 - Winter 1997
abstracts for original articles can be found here
The Industrial Ecology of Lead and Electric Vehicles
R. Socolow and V. Thomas 1 contribution, last updated 4/13/98

Life Cycle Assessment: Constraints on Moving from Inventory to Impact Assessment
J.W. Owens 3 contributions, last updated 9/11/97

Industrial Ecology in Practice: The Evolution of Interdependence at Kalundborg
J. Ehrenfeld and N. Gertler 2 contributions, last updated 12/17/97

As of 2009 letters to the editor commenting on articles published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology are considered for inclusion in the Journal based on relevance and availability of space. To submit a letter for consideration, visit the Journal's web-based submission site at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jie.

For more information contact Reid Lifset:

Reid Lifset
Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Industrial Ecology
Yale University
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
205 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511-2106
USA

e-mail: indecol@yale.edu.
 
 

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