TM4. Social impact of energy technologiesassessing social impacts through social life cycle assessment (SLCA)
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This module aims to introduce the SLCA methodology as a tool to measure the main social impacts of energy projects through a life cycle perspective. Through it, students will be able to grab the importance of SLCA and contextualize this methodology; students will learn the steps needed to design and conduct an SLCA and will glimpse the difficulties in defining suitable sustainability indicators in what regards social aspects and in obtaining values for those indicators.
CitationBatet, L. [et al.]. TM4. Social impact of energy technologiesassessing social impacts through social life cycle assessment (SLCA). A: "Integrating social sciences and humanities into teaching about energy: TECHENER EDUKIT". Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 2019, p. 139-185.