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 ...
7 Sep 2021
Assessing the economic benefits of active transport policies
Growing concerns about climate change, air pollution, human health and also the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have renewed the use of and policy interest in active transport (AT...
30 Aug 2021
The cost of realistic climate policies
Climate change is a global problem, but not all countries are equally committed to solving it. Will it be much more difficult to stop global warming if not everyone fully cooperate...
25 Aug 2021
Can renewables grow fast enough?
Every year the world adds more renewables than the year before. But is this growth on track to achieve climate targets? And what would it take to get there?
24 Aug 2021
Greening the economy: Sustainable Cities – a world leading Massive Open Online Course with over 80,000 learners
How can we shape our urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures?
23 Aug 2021
Millions of electric car batteries will retire in the next decade
The use of electric vehicles is expected to explode in rich countries the next decade. But what will happen to the retired lithium-ion batteries? Our researcher Jessika Luth Richte...
19 Aug 2021
New article in Energies: The Transposition of Energy Communities into Swedish Regulations
An energy transition from centralized and fossil‐based energy towards decentralized and renewable energy has been advocated by governments, business, and academia. In the EU, is ha...
18 Aug 2021
New Article on Green Energy Defaults
The market uptake of renewable energy electricity (REe) needs to be greatly accelerated. This is critical to reach net zero emissions as soon as possible. This article provides new...
18 Aug 2021
The Power in Working Together for Ambitious Climate Action
Kes McCormick published a blogpost with Cynthia Coulombe, a graduate of the Masters Program at the IIIEE at Lund Uiversity, on “The Power in Working Together: How Small and Medium-...
10 Aug 2021
New article - Municipal climate mitigation policy and policy learning
Cities are expected to contribute to climate mitigation by providing effective climate policy actions in a multilevel governance context. Yet, it is unclear what we actually know a...
29 Jun 2021
Research and Sustainability — Reflections on creating, amplifying and measuring impact
In this article Kes McCormick explores the growing activities around the world on research impact, presents a collection of key examples of projects, tools and approaches, and refl...
28 Jun 2021
Lena Neij appointed senior editor of Oxford Open Energy
Oxford Open Energy is new fully open access journal from the Oxford Open series. It will publish broad-scope research across the entire spectrum of the energy field, ranging from t...
24 Jun 2021
Communications Intern at IIIEE
We are looking for a Communications Intern for the autumn 2021. Read more and send us your application!
17 Jun 2021
How does the sharing economy develop in cities – and what are the benefits and threats?
The environmental, social and economic benefits of the sharing economy have become a contested issue. When municipalities and sharing organisations argue how the concept should dev...
14 Jun 2021
A more sustainable sharing economy through design of business models
The sharing economy is said to take advantage of under-utilised goods and services in our economy, contributing to more sustainable consumption. Yet, despite widespread claims in a...
11 Jun 2021
New article on business models for electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries
A new article in Resources, Conservation and Recycling analyses current business models lithium-ion batteries among vehicle manufacturers. The results demonstrate that many manufac...
3 Jun 2021
Innovation in the Public Sector - capacity development programme based on Agenda 2030
Lund University will deliver four international education programmes within the Swedish Institute’s Public Sector Innovation Programme. The purpose is to strengthen the capacity of...
31 May 2021
New podcast episode: Sharing Economy Business Models for Sustainability
The sharing economy is not sustainable by default – search for images of bikesharing graveyards. But, with careful design of the business models that facilitate access over ownersh...
21 May 2021
Doctoral defence Sofie Sandin, May 21
“Evaluating for a Transition – Advancing evaluation of research and policy for a more sustainable energy system and society” is the title of Sofie’s dissertation. How can evaluatio...