23 Nov 2021
New podcast episode: Degrowth - challenging infinite growth in a finite world
Degrowth is a critique of infinite economic growth, recognising continued consumption of scarce resources will inevitably result in exhausting them completely. In this episode, we ...
22 Nov 2021
IIIEE researchers presented at "Fixing for Future" in Oslo
IIIEE researchers Carl Dalhammar, Jessika Luth Richter and Mariana Lopez Davila were invited to present their research at the “Fixing for Future” symposium on repair in Oslo Novemb...
12 Nov 2021
Subject Area Week Environment and Sustainability
Throughout autumn 2021, from late September to mid-December, Lund University will host 'Subject Area Weeks'. During one week at a time, we will put the spotlight on one of our ten ...
11 Nov 2021
What do we know about the links between internal and external transformation for sustainability and climate action?
In a newly published article in Global Environmental Change, we collaborate with colleagues from LUCSUS and Karolinska Institute to critically review the scientific knowledge linki...
10 Nov 2021
Follow the IIIEE Energy Blog
The Energy Blog was recently launched and is a space to discuss energy, its role in our societies and how it can be transformed. The aim is to contribute with innovative ways to ac...
3 Nov 2021
Debattartikel om Lunds klimatarbete i Skånska Dagbladet
Alltför ofta glöms kommunerna centrala roll bort i klimatdebatten. Det är på den lokala nivån många viktiga beslut fattas med direkt påverkan på medborgare, civilsamhälle och närin...
28 Oct 2021
Historical lessons of getting rid of fossil fuels
Reaching the 1.5°C climate target requires a drastic decline in the use of fossil fuels, especially coal in Asia and OECD. Has such decline ever happed in the past? At the first gl...
21 Oct 2021
What have we learnt after four decades of research on energy efficiency?
In this new article published in the Annual Review of Environment and Resources, we collaborate with a team of researchers from around the world to critically review the contributi...
20 Oct 2021
Svenska städer leder delningsekonomins framfart: En aktiv delningskultur driver på klimatomställningen i svenska städer
Den sista augusti 2021 avslutades det nationella programmet Sharing Cities Sweden. Programmet har utgjort en viktig del av Viable Cities - det strategiska innovationsprogrammet för...
19 Oct 2021
Press release: Expansion of wind and solar power too slow to stop climate change
The production of renewable energy is increasing every year. But after analysing the growth rates of wind and solar power in 60 countries, researchers at Chalmers University of Tec...
18 Oct 2021
We are now recruiting Director of the IIIEE
Join the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), with the aim to find pathways towards accelerating the transitions to climate-neutral and resource-...
14 Oct 2021
New clean energy communities in polycentric settings: Four avenues for future research
In this new article published in Energy Research & Social Science, the authors offer a definition of the concept of new clean energy communities, discuss their potential for wider ...
6 Oct 2021
September issue of the IIIEE newsletter out now!
All the latest news from the IIIEE in one place.
30 Sep 2021
Our Sustainable Cities MOOC is now ranked in the “best online courses of all time” by Class Central!
The ranking contains 250 courses from 100 universities based on 170,000+ learner reviews. “The best way to choose a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is to choose one that oth...
29 Sep 2021
IIIEE researchers’ author new report on policies for increasing the lifespan of products
Leonidas Milios, Jessika Luth Richter and Carl Dalhammar are authors of a new report, “Increasing the lifespan of products: policies and consumer perspectives”. The report looks at...
27 Sep 2021
New podcast episode: Coping with climate anxiety
We are happy to be back with a new season of the IIIEE podcast "Advancing Sustainable Solutions"!
27 Sep 2021
New article: Towards operational understanding of implementing nature-based solutions
Nature-based solutions (NBS) can help tackle climate change and advance urban sustainability by using nature to deliver social, ecological and economic benefits. However, their suc...
24 Sep 2021
New season of our podcast Advancing Sustainable Solutions
The podcast returns with an episode on climate anxiety. Stay tuned, it will be published Monday 27 September!
17 Sep 2021
Why is nuclear power not used in more countries?
Nuclear power is an advanced low carbon technology that can help to reduce the risk of dangerous climate change. Yet, many countries, including those with rapidly rising greenhouse...
16 Sep 2021
Distributed Energy Systems and Energy Communities Under Negotiation
The different pathways for future energy systems may technologically look very much the same, but they differ fundamentally when it comes to ownership, distribution of profits and ...