Three leaders in the field, affiliated with the Center for Industrial Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, join a discussion with Qn magazine on the emergence of the field in the last few decades and what this has added to our understanding of sustainability. Marian Chertow '81 is associate professor of industrial environmental management. Thomas E. Graedel is Clifton R. Musser Professor of Industrial Ecology and the director of the Center for Industrial Ecology. Reid J. Lifset '89 is resident fellow in industrial ecology and editor-in-chief of theJournal of Industrial Ecology.

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