Journal of Industrial Ecology

Cover image for Vol. 21 Issue 2

Edited By: Reid Lifset

Impact Factor: 3.265

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 11/29 (Subject); 15/50 (Engineering Environmental); 50/225 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1530-9290


JIE in the News

The Guardian, November 2012
‘Biofuels industry does not deserve to be demonised’ features JIE’s ‘Comparative Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Conventional and Electric Vehicles,’ as do many other leading media outlet articles.

R&D Magazine, September 2012
‘Engineers mine big data to faster assess carbon footprints’ covers JIE’s ‘Fast Carbon Footprinting for Large Product Portfolios,’  as do numerous other media outlet articles.

Denver Post, May 2012
Wind power 100 times cleaner than coal, Colorado NREL researchers say” highlights JIE’s Special NREL LCA Issue

Huffington Post, May 2012
Gains in Plain Sight: The Common Sense of Cooperative Resource Management” covers JIE Special issue on Industrial Symbiosis, Issue 16.1

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 2012
Sensenbrenner's position isn't best for Wisconsin” cites JIE’s corn ethanol articles

Huffington Post, December 2011
Editor-in-Chief Reid Lifset writes for the Huffington Post, "Is This the Next Time? The Need for More Responsible Innovation," citing JIE article, ‘Prospective Impacts of Electronic Textiles on Recycling and Disposal’

New York Times, November 2011
“Could ‘Smart’ Textiles Prove Toxic?" covers JIE article, ‘Prospective Impacts of Electronic Textiles on Recycling and Disposal’

Cosmos Magazine Blog, September 2011
JIE authors Manfred Lenzen, Joy Murray, and Christopher Dey win prestigious Eureka Prize. The blog covers the news in "Celebrity Science Takes a Bow." See the authors' nine JIE articles on our homepage.

Crain's Detroit Business, August 2011
“Michigan’s battery industry will have vital ingredient lithium through end of century” highlights JIE article, ‘Global Lithium Availability’

BBC News Blog, January 2011
“H for 'human': The missing climate link?” covers JIE article, ‘Functionality Versus “Typical Product” Measures of Technological Progress’

The Washington Post, April 2010
“What individuals can do to save the planet” recommends JIE and points readers to introductory article, 'The Impacts of Household Consumption and Options for Change'

The Financial Times, September 2009
"Biofuels fight back" covers JIE debate over greenhouse gas emissions from corn-ethanol.

Reuters, August 2009
"U.S. biofuel makers want CO2 credits in climate bill" covers JIE debate over greenhouse gas emissions from corn-ethanol.

The New York Times, April 2009
"Refurbishing Normal" covers the JIE piece on Danish bathrooms: 'The Construction of Normal Expectations'

Environmental Science & Technology, November 2008
"Carbon Nanofibers May Have Large Environmental Impacts" cites JIE Special Issue on Nanotechnology and Industrial Ecology., August 2008
"Video Stores vs. Online rentals: Is Your Netflix Queue destroying the environment?" by Jacob Leibenluft cites an article published in the February 2008 issue of JIE: 'Comparative Energy, Environmental, and Economic Analysis of Traditional and E-Commerce DVD Rental Networks'

Fast Company, June 2008
"American Apparel's New Image" cites the JIE article, 'Market movements: Nongovernmental organization strategies to influence global production and consumption.'

The New York Times Magazine quotes JIE editor Reid Lifset on Fiji Water in "Water Proof" by Rob Walker

JIE News

Read the Symbiosis Virtual Issue, Special Issue, and Bibliography, all free for a limited time.

Read the Business & Industrial Ecology Virtual Issue, free for a limited time.

Read the Editor's Choice Virtual Issue, free for a limited time.

Read the Virtual Issue on Material Flow Analysis (December 2009) for free.

Read articles on the Debate Over Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Corn-Ethanol (August 2009) for free.

Read the Special Issue on Nanotechnology and Industrial Ecology (June 2008). 

JIE Endorsements

"The journal has been a source of much inspiration for our design work over the last couple of years, providing a lot of input for our projects at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. Some of our design projects that had a Journal of Industrial Ecology input are shown here:
Thanks for all your great work."
Richard Gilbert

“This journal succeeds in crossing the divide between academe and the ‘real world’ with important and high quality analysis."
Jared Cohen, President, Carnegie Mellon University

"The Journal of Industrial Ecology provides the sort of rigorous analysis that is crucial in our pursuit of sustainability."
William McDonough Cofounder and Principal, McDonough-Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC.

“An excellent journal communicating to a wide group of readers the latest achievements in modeling the structural changes of global and regional economies and their impacts on the environment and human welfare.”
Joseph Pacyna Director, Center for Ecological Economics, Norwegian Institute for Air Research

“…timely… [bringing a] global perspective [and]…fresh and balanced voices to a sometimes parochial discussion… It is both very readable and very well edited."

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