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Making nanotechnology developments sustainable. A role for technology assessment?


By csep - Posted on 10 June 2010

TitleMaking nanotechnology developments sustainable. A role for technology assessment?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsFleischer, Torsten, and Grunwald Armin
JournalJournal of Cleaner Production
Volume16
Issue8/9
Pagination889-898
Date Published05/2008
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISSN Number0959-6526
Abstract

This article outlines some of the developments in nanotechnology that the authors consider relevant to sustainable development, and uses past experiences with technology assessment and life cycle analysis to discuss some of the research tasks and methodological challenges for a sustainability assessment of nanotechnologies.

DOI10.1016/j.jclepro.2007.04.018