Industrial Ecology Programme (IndEcol)
We study the material side of the economy and society and investigates how resource use contributes to welfare, as well as how and where the environmental impacts occur. Our teaching and research activities bridge technology and the social sciences.
- Identifying species threat hotspots from global supply chains in Nature Ecology and Evolution January 2016
- Industrial ecology in integrated assessment models in Nature Climate Change Perspective January 2016
- Nanotechnology for environmentally sustainable electromobility in Nature Nanotechnology Dec 2016
- National greenhouse-gas accounting for effective climate policy on international trade in Nature Climate Change March 2015
- Linearity between temperature peak and bioenergy CO2 emission rates in Nature Climate Change Oct 2014
- National Geographic: "Maps Reveal How Global Consumption Hurts Wildlife"
- TIME: "This Map Reveals Where Your Purchases Hurt Endangered Species the Most"
- Phys.org "First-ever global life cycle assessment of renewable energy future"
- Sciencedaily.com "Cool climate – clean planet: Research suggests cooling action will clean air"
- BBC News "Electric cars pose 'environmental threat"