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H Elzein, T Dandres, A Levasseur, R Samson (2019) How can an optimized life cycle assessment method help evaluate the use phase of energy storage systems, Journal of Cleaner Production 209, p. 1624-1636, doi:

Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni, Laure Patouillard, Anne-marie Boulay, Guillaume Bourgault, Vincent De Bruille, Viêt Cao, Michael Hauschild, Andrew Henderson, Sebastien Humbert, Sormeh Kashef-Haghighi, Anna Kounina, Alexis Laurent, Annie Levasseur, Gladys Liard, Ralph K Rosenbaum, Pierre-olivier Roy, Shanna Shaked, Peter Fantke, Olivier Jolliet (2019) IMPACT World+: a globally regionalized life cycle impact assessment method, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, doi:10.1007/s11367-019-01583-0

M Head, P Bernier, A Levasseur, R Beauregard, M Margni (2019) Forestry carbon budget models to improve biogenic carbon accounting in life cycle assessment, Journal of Cleaner Production 213, p. 289-299, doi:

Pierre-Olivier Roy, Cécile Bulle, Louise Deschênes (2019) Global-scale atmospheric modeling of aerosols to assess metal source-receptor relationships for life cycle assessment, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 24(1), p. 93-103, url, doi:10.1007/s11367-018-1508-y

Anne-Marie Boulay, Lorenzo Benini, Serenella Sala (2019) Marginal and non-marginal approaches in characterization: how context and scale affect the selection of an adequate characterization model. The AWARE model example, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, url, doi:10.1007/s11367-019-01680-0

M Agez, G Majeau‐Bettez, M Margni, A H Strømman, R Samson (2019) Lifting the veil on the correction of double counting incidents in hybrid life cycle assessment, Journal of Industrial Ecology, doi:

C Houssard, D Maxime, S Benoît, Y Pouliot, M Margni () Comparative life cycle assessment of five Greek yogurt production systems: A perspective beyond the plant boundaries., Journal of Cleaner Production (Submitted)

M.-L. Arpin, C Gendron, N Merveille, J.-P. Revéret (2019) Science fiction and innovations: challenging the engineering mindset, Technology and Innovation 4, doi:

J Pelenc, G Wallenborn, J Milanesi, L Sébastien, J Vastenaekels, F Lajarthe, J Ballet, M Cervera-Marzal, A Carimentrand, N Merveille, B Frère (2019) Alternative and Resistance Movements: The Two Faces of Sustainability Transformations?, Ecological Economics 159, p. 373-378, doi:

F Rezaei, P Lesage, C Bulle (2019) Integration of the building information modeling and the life cycle assessment at the early and detailed building design stages, Building and Environment journal 153, p. 158-167, doi:

Stéphanie Viau, Guillaume Majeau-Bettez, Laurent Spreutels, Robert Legros, Manuele Margni, Réjean Samson () Substitution ratios in life cycle assessment of municipal solid waste management [Accepted with minor revisions], Waste Management

C Pradinaud, S Northey, B Amor, J Bare, L Benini, M Berger, A M Boulay, G Junqua, M J Lathuilliere, M Margni, M Motoshita, B Niblick, S Payen, S Pfister, P Quinteiro, T Sonderegger, R K Rosenbaum (2019) Defining freshwater as a natural resource: a framework linking water use to the area of protection natural resources, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 24(5), p. 960-974, doi:10.1007/s11367-018-1543-8

J Walzberg, T Dandres, N Merveille, M Cheriet, R Samson (2019) Assessing behavioural change with agent-based life cycle assessment: Application to smart homes, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, p. 365-376, doi:

G Lonca, S Bernard, M Margni (2019) A versatile approach to assess circularity: The case of decoupling, Journal of Cleaner Production, p. 118174, doi:

C Chaudron, M Faucher, L Bazinet, M Margni (2019) The cost is not enough - An alternative eco-efficiency approach applied to cranberry de-acidification, Journal of Cleaner Production 232, p. 391-399, doi:

J Walzberg, T Dandres, N Merveille, M Cheriet, R Samson (2019) Accounting for fluctuating demand in the life cycle assessments of residential electricity consumption and demand-side management strategies, Journal of Cleaner Production 240, p. 118251, doi:https://10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118251

M Sansa, A Badreddine, T Ben Romdhane, J F Menard, S Russo-Garrido () A new approach for sustainable design scenarios selection- Part two: Case study within a Tunisian company- Batteries design, Journal of Cleaner Production (Submitted)

Laure Patouillard, Pierre Collet, Pascal Lesage, Pablo Tirado Seco, Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni (2019) Prioritizing regionalization efforts in life cycle assessment through global sensitivity analysis: a sector meta-analysis based on ecoinvent v3, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, p. 1-17, doi:10.1007/s11367-019-01635-5

Katrine Turgeon, Gabrielle Trottier, Christian Turpin, Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni (2019) Empirical characterization factors assessing the effects of hydroelectricity on fish richness across three large biomes, bioRxiv, p. 678383, pdf, doi:10.1101/678383

Anders Bjørn, Sarah Sim, Henry King, Patrick Keys, Lan Wang-Erlandsson, Sarah Cornell, Manuele Margni, Cecile Bulle (2019) Challenges and opportunities towards improved application of the planetary boundary for Land-system change in life cycle assessment of products, Science of the Total Environment 696, p. 133964

G Lonca, R Muggéo, H Tétreault-Imbeault, S Bernard, M Margni (2018) A Bi-dimensional Assessment to Measure the Performance of Circular Economy: A Case Study of Tires End-of-Life Management., Designing Sustainable Technologies, Products and Policies: From Science toInnovation Cham: Springer International Publishing., p. 33-42

Shooka Karimpour, Vincent H Chu (2018) The Role of Waves on Mixing in Shallow Waters, Canadian Journal of Civil

Laure Patouillard, Daphné Lorne, Pierre Collet, Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni () Prioritizing regionalization to enhance interpretation in consequential life cycle assessment: Application to alternative transportation scenarios using partial equilibrium economic modeling, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (accepted)

M Lathuillière, C Bulle, M Johnson () Complementarity in mid-point impacts for water use in life cycle assessment applied to cropland and cattle production in Southern Amazonia., Journal of Cleaner production. (Accepté avec revisions majeures.)

Audrey Somé, Thomas Dandres, Caroline Gaudreault, Guillaume Majeau-Bettez, Richard Wood, Réjean Samson (2018) Coupling Input-Output Tables with Macro-Life Cycle Assessment to Assess Worldwide Impacts of Biofuels Transport Policies, Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(4), p. 634-655, url, doi:10.1111/jiec.12640

Edgar Hertwich, Heeren Niko, Kuczenski Brandon, Majeau-Bettez Guillaume, Myers Rupert J., Pauliuk Stefan, Stadler Konstantin, Lifset Reid (2018) Nullius in Verba: Advancing Data Transparency in Industrial Ecology, Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(1), p. 6-17, url, doi:10.1111/jiec.12738

P Fantke, N Aurisano, J Bare, T Backhaus, C Bulle, P Chapman, D de Zwart, R Dwyer, A Ernstoff, L Golsteijn, H Holmquist, O Jolliet, T McKone, M Owsianiak, W J G M Peijnenburg, L Posthuma, S Roos, E Saouter, D Schowanek, N Van Straalen, M G Vijver, M Hauschild (2018) Toward Harmonizing Ecotoxicity Characterization in Life Cycle Impact Assessment., Environmental toxicology and chemistry.

Linda Ager-Wick Ellingsen, Holland Alex, Drillet Jean-Francois, Peters Willi, Eckert Martin, Concepcion Carlos, Ruiz Oscar, Colin Jean-Franois, Knipping Etienne, Pan Qiaoyan, Wills Richard G A., Majeau-Bettez Guillaume (2018) Environmental Screening of Electrode Materials for a Rechargeable Aluminum Battery with an AlCl3/EMIMCl Electrolyte, Materials 11(6), p. 936, url, doi:10.3390/ma11060936

M.-L. Arpin, S Lefèvre (2018) Retour réflexif sur un projet de recherche partenariale: Entrevue avec Jean-Pierre Revére, Recherche Sociographique

C L Mutel, X Liao, L Patouillard, J Bare, P Fantke, R Frischknecht, M Hauschild, O Jolliet, D Maia de Souza, A Laurent, S Pfister, F Verones (2018) Overview and recommendations for regionalized life cycle impact assessment, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment

M Agez, R Wood, M Margni, A H Strømman, G Majeau‐Bettez () Hybridization of complete LCA and MRIO databases for a comprehensive product system coverage, Journal of Industrial Ecology (Submitted)

P Lesage, C Mutel, U Schenker, M Margni (2018) Uncertainty analysis in LCA using precalculated aggregated datasets, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(11), p. 2248-2265, doi:

K Vaillancourt, O Bahn, P O Roy, V Patreau (2018) Is there a future for new hydrocarbon projects in a decarbonizing energy system? A case study for Quebec (Canada), Applied Energy 218, p. 114-130, doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.02.171

Michael Lathuillière, Cécile Bulle, Mark Johnson (2018) A contribution to harmonize water footprint assessments, Global Environmental Change 53, p. 252-264, doi:

A M Boulay, J Bare, L Benini, M Berger, M J Lathuilliere, A Manzardo, M Margni, M Motoshita, M Nunez, A V Pastor, B Ridoutt, T Oki, S Worbe, S Pfister (2018) The WULCA consensus characterization model for water scarcity footprints: assessing impacts of water consumption based on available water remaining (AWARE), International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(2), p. 368-378, doi:10.1007/s11367-017-1333-8

A Bjørn, I Røpke (2018) What does it really mean to be a strongly sustainable company? – A response to Nikolaou and Tsalis, Journal of Cleaner Production 198, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.268

Stéphanie Muller, Christopher Mutel, Pascal Lesage, Réjean Samson (2018) Effects of Distribution Choice on the Modeling of Life Cycle Inventory Uncertainty: An Assessment on the Ecoinvent v2.2 Database, Journal of Industrial Ecology 22(2), p. 300-313, doi:10.1111/jiec.12574

Anders Bjørn, Katherine Richardson, Michael Zwicky Hauschild (2018) A framework for development and communication of absolute environmental sustainability assessment methods, Journal of Industrial Ecology, p. DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12820

Anders Bjørn, Sarah Sim, Henry King, Manuele Margni, Andrew Henderson, Sandra Payen, Cécile Bulle () A comprehensive planetary boundary-based method for nitrogen emissions in life cycle assessment: Development and application to tomato production case study, Science of The Total Environment (Submitted)

Solène Sureau, Bernard Mazjin, Sara Russo Garrido, Wouter Achten (2018) Social life-cycle assessment frameworks: a review of criteria and indicators proposed to assess social and socioeconomic impacts, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(4), p. 904-920, doi:

S M Absar, A M Boulay, M F Campa, B L Preston, A Taylor (2018) The tradeoff between water and carbon footprints of Barnett Shale gas, Journal of Cleaner Production 197, p. 47-56, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.140

C Caldeira, P Quinteiro, E Castanheira, A M Boulay, A C Dias, L Arroja, F Freire (2018) Water footprint profile of crop-based vegetable oils and waste cooking oil: Comparing two water scarcity footprint methods, Journal of Cleaner Production 195, p. 1190-1202, doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.05.221

M Nunez, R K Rosenbaum, S Karimpour, A M Boulay, M J Lathuilliere, M Margni, L Scherer, F Verones, S Pfister (2018) A Multimedia Hydrological Fate Modeling Framework To Assess Water Consumption Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Science & Technology 52(8), p. 4658-4667, doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b05207

A Bjørn, P Kalbar, S E Nygaard, S Kabins, C L Jensen, M Birkved, J Schmidt, M Z Hauschild (2018) Pursuing necessary reductions in embedded GHG emissions of developed nations: Will efficiency improvements and changes in consumption get us there?, Global Environmental Change 52, doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.08.001

Raphaëlle Stewart, Peter Fantke, Anders Bjørn, Mikołaj Owsianiak, Christine Molin, Michael Zwicky Hauschild, Alexis Laurent (2018) Life cycle assessment in corporate sustainability reporting: Global, regional, sectoral, and company-level trends, Business Strategy and the Environment 27, p. 1751-1764, doi:10.1002/bse.2241

O Jolliet, A Anton, A M Boulay, F Cherubini, P Fantke, A Levasseur, T E McKone, O Michelsen, L M I Canals, M Motoshita, S Pfister, F Verones, B Vigon, R Frischknecht (2018) Global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment indicators: impacts of climate change, fine particulate matter formation, water consumption and land use, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(11), p. 2189-2207, doi:10.1007/s11367-018-1443-y

M Head, A Levasseur, R Beauregard, M Margni () Dynamic greenhouse gas profiles of wood used in Canadian buildings, Building and Environment (submitted)

M Motoshita, Y Ono, S Pfister, A M Boulay, M Berger, K Nansai, K Tahara, N Itsubo, A Inaba (2018) Consistent characterisation factors at midpoint and endpoint relevant to agricultural water scarcity arising from freshwater consumption, International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23(12), p. 2276-2287, doi:10.1007/s11367-014-0811-5

L Patouillard, C Bulle, C Querleu, D Maxime, M Margni (2018) Critical review and practical recommendations to integrate the spatial dimension in Life Cycle Assessment., Journal of Cleaner Production. 177, p. 398-412

L Aziz, L Deschênes, R Ara Karim, L Patouillard, C Bulle (2018) Including metal atmospheric fate and speciation in soil for terrestrial eco-toxicity in life cycle impact assessment., The international journal of life cycle assessment., p. 1-11

G Lonca, R Muggéo, H Imbeault-Tétreault, S Bernard, M Margni, . (2018) Does material circularity rhyme with environmental efficiency? Case studies on used tires, Journal of Cleaner Production

E Garcia de Lima, C Bulle, C Ugaya (2018) A Functionality Based Wood Substitutability Index., Sustainability. 10(6), p. 1750

Christine Roxanne Hung, Linda Ager-Wick Ellingsen, Guillaume Majeau-Bettez (2018) LiSET: A Framework for Early-Stage Life Cycle Screening of Emerging Technologies, Journal of Industrial Ecology 00(0), p. 1-12, url, doi:10.1111/jiec.12807

R Karim, L Deschênes, C Bulle () Regionalized aquatic ecotoxicity characterization factor for zinc emitted to soil accounting for speciation and for the transfer though groundwater., The international journal of life cycle assessment

C Gendron, S Ivanaj, B Girard, M-L. Arpin (2017) Science-fiction literature as inspiration for social theorizing within sustainability research, Journal of Cleaner Production 164, p. 1553-1562

Guillaume Majeau-Bettez, Thomas Dandres, Stefan Pauliuk, Richard Wood, Edgar Hertwich, Réjean Samson, Strømman Anders Hammer (2017) Choice of Allocations and Constructs for Attributional or Consequential Life Cycle Assessment and Input-Output Analysis, Journal of Industrial Ecology, p. 1-15, url, doi:10.1111/jiec.12604

Y Zhang, H Hua, M Margni, C Bulle, S Jiang, X Liu () Intensive carbon dioxide emissions of coal chemical industry in China., Applied Energy.

Viêt Cao, Manuele Margni, Basil D Favis, Louise Deschênes (2017) Choice of land reference situation in life cycle impact assessment, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 22(8), p. 1220-1231, url, doi:10.1007/s11367-016-1242-2

F Hernández-Padilla, M Margni, A Noyola, L Guereca-Hernandez, C Bulle (2017) Assessing wastewater treatment in Latin America and the Caribbean: enhancing Life cycle assessment interpretation by regionalization and impact assessment sensibility., Journal of Cleaner Production. 142, p. 2140-2153

Francesca Verones, Jane Bare, Cécile Bulle, Rolf Frischknecht, Michael Hauschild, Stefanie Hellweg, Andrew Henderson, Olivier Jolliet, Alexis Laurent, Xun Liao, J P Lindner, D de Souza, O Michelsen, L Patouillard, S Pfister, L Posthuma, V Prado, B Ridoutt, R K Rosenbaum, S Sala, C Ugaya, M Vieira, P Fantke (2017) LCIA framework and crosscutting issues guidance within the UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative, Journal of Cleaner Production 161, p. 957-967

H Elzein, T Dandres, A Levasseur, Samson, R. (2017) Assessment of the energy storage system use phase by means of an optimized consequential life cycle assessment methodology

Clara Tromson, Cécile Bulle, Louise Deschênes (2017) Including the spatial variability of metal speciation in the effect factor in life cycle impact assessment: Limits of the equilibrium partitioning method, Science of the Total Environment 581, p. 117-125

Fares Mami, Jean-Pierre Revéret, Sophie Fallaha, Manuele Margni (2017) Evaluating Eco-Efficiency of 3D Printing in the Aeronautic Industry, Journal of Industrial Ecology, p. n/a-n/a, url, doi:10.1111/jiec.12693

Breno Barros Telles do Carmo, Manuele Margni, Pierre Baptiste (2017) Addressing uncertain scoring and weighting factors in social life cycle assessment, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, p. 1-9, url, doi:10.1007/s11367-017-1275-1

C Houssard, D Maxime, Y Pouliot, M Margni () Allocation is not enough! A LCA system expansion approach to account for production and consumption synergies in the dairy industry. The case of the Greek yogurt in Québec, Journal of Cleaner Production (Submitted)

M Head, M Magnan, W Kurz, A Levasseur, R Beauregard, M Margni () Temporally-differentiated biogenic carbon accounting of wood building product life cycles, The international journal of life cycle assessment (Submitted)

A Gideon, M Margni, C Abrassart () Is life cycle innovation an oxymoron? An exploration of the cognitiveand organizational factors that contribute to creativity during eco-design, Journal of Cleaner Production (Submitted)

R Clift, S Sim, H King, J L Chenoweth, I Christie, J Clavreul, C Mueller, L Posthuma, A M Boulay, R Chaplin-Kramer, J Chatterton, F DeClerck, A Druckman, C France, A Franco, D Gerten, M Goedkoop, M Z Hauschild, M A J Huijbregts, T Koellner, E F Lambin, J Lee, S Mair, S Marshall, M S McLachlan, L M I Canals, C Mitchell, E Price, J Rockstrom, J Suckling, R Murphy (2017) The Challenges of Applying Planetary Boundaries as a Basis for Strategic Decision-Making in Companies with Global Supply Chains, Sustainability 9(2), doi:10.3390/su9020279

Anders Bjørn, Sarah Sim, Anne-Marie Boulay, Henry King, Julie Clavreul, Wan Yee Lam, Valerio Barbarossa, Cécile Bulle, Manuele Margni () A planetary boundary-based method for freshwater use in life cycle assessment: Development and application to tomato production case study, Ecological Indicators (Submitted)

Michael Lathuillière, Eduardo J Miranda, Cécile Bulle, E G Couto, Mark S Johnson (2017) Land occupation and transformation impact of soybean production in southern Amazonia, Brazil, Journal of Cleaner Production 149, p. 680-689, doi:

N Merveille, M-L. Arpin, J Walzberg (2017) A Social Impact’s Universe of Forms: Venturing into the Folds of Time., Journal of Environment and Bio Research

B B T do Carmo, Breno Barros Telles, Manuele Margni, Pierre Baptiste (2017) Customized scoring and weighting approaches for quantifying and aggregating results in social life cycle impact assessment, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, p. 1-11

R Surprenant, F Saunier, S Fradette, E Madore, S Lefebvre, F Clerveaux, G Veilleux, C Bulle () Comparison of Life-cycle Assessment between Bio-catalyzed Potassium Carbonate System, Amine-Based Capture and UNO MK3 Technology., International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control.

I Viveros Santos, C Bulle, A Levasseur, L Deschênes () Regionalized Terrestrial Ecotoxicity Assessment of Copper-Based Fungicides Applied in Viticulture, Sustainability 10(7), url

R Karim, L Deschênes, C Bulle () Regionalized aquatic ecotoxicity characterization factor for zinc emitted to soil accounting for speciation and for the transfer though groundwater., The international journal of life cycle assessment

Christine Roxanne Hung, Steve Völler, Maxime Agez, Guillaume Majeau-Bettez, Anders Hammer Strømman () Effective European electric vehicle policies should be tailored at the national level [under review], Scientific Reports

Laure Patouillard, Urs Schencker, Dominique Dawson, Manuele Margni () Spatialization of a tailored Life Cycle Assessment database for specific agri-food business context, Journal of Industrial Ecology, p. Submitted