Proposal of environmental impact indicator or Ehrlich Equation’s modified

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ABSTRACT

The model of Ehrlich and Holdren proposes that the impact caused by a certain activity, involves a relationship between the variables population, affluence and technology. This article analyses this model, proposing the inclusion of the interdependence between these variables. This proposal was applied to three products: bread, a cotton shirt, and an automobile. The results obtained are consistent among themselves, and the model enables us to establish, based on the easily measurable magnitudes, which procedures should be adopted to reduce the environmental impact in any of the stages of the LCA of the product.

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    Good Article for publication