System Models in ecoinvent 3

Substitution, Consequential, Long-Term

The system model "substitution, consequential, long-term" is also simply known as consequential system model. It uses different basic assumptions to assess the consequences of a change in an existing system

The Consequential System Model

The consequential system model uses different basic assumptions to assess the consequences of a change in an existing system. It can be used for perspective studies and prediction of future changes. Its modelling assumptions differ in several key aspects from the attributional approach of the cut-off model.

Linking in the Consequential System Model

Video Consequential System Model

 

This video explains in a simplified way how the linking of the ecoinvent version 3 database is applied in the system model "substitution, consequential, long-term".