Life cycle assessment (LCA) is a prominent methodology for evaluating potential environmental impacts of products throughout their entire lifespan. However, LCA studies often lack transparency and comparability, limiting their significance. Here, recommendations for best practices for LCA are provided, exemplified by its application to batteries.
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Peters, J.F. Best practices for life cycle assessment of batteries. Nat Sustain (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-023-01067-y