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Bioenergy production and sustainable development

Robledo-Abad, Carmenza; Althaus, Hans-Jörg; Berndes, Göran; Bolwig, Simon; Corbera, Esteve; Creutzig, Felix; Garcia-Ulloa, John; Geddes, Anna; Gregg, Jay S.; Haberl, Helmut; Hanger, Susanne; Harper, Richard J.; Hunsberger, Carol; Larsen, Rasmus K.; Lauk, Christian; Leitner, Stefan; Lilliestam, Johan; Lotze-Campen, Hermann; Muys, Bart; Nordborg, Maria; Ölund, Maria; Orlowsky, Boris; Popp, Alexander; Portugal-Pereira, Joana; Reinhard, Jürgen; Scheiffle, Lena; Smith, Pete (2017)

The possibility of using bioenergy as a climate change mitigation measure has sparked a discussion of whether and how bioenergy production contributes to sustainable development. We undertook a sys...

From Targets to Action

Knopf, Brigitte; Fuss, Sabine; Hansen, Gerrit; Creutzig, Felix; Minx, Jan; Edenhofer, Ottmar (2017)

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015 ambitious targets for responding to the threat of climate change have been set: limiting global temperature increase to “well below ...

Catching two European birds with one renewable stone

Creutzig, Felix; Goldschmidt, Jan Christoph; Lehman, Paul; Schmid, Eva; Blücher, Felix von; Breyer, Christian; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jakob, Michael; Knopf, Brigitte; Lohrey, Steffen; Susca, Tiziana; Wiegandt, Konstantin (2014)

The threat of climate change and other risks for ecosystems and human health require a transition of the energy system from fossil fuels towards renewable energies and higher efficiency. The Europe...

Stakeholder involvement in sustainability science

Mielke, Jahel; Vermaßen, Hannah; Ellenbeck, Saskia; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jaeger, Carlo (2016)

Discussions about the opening of science to society have led to several developments: New fields of sustainability science and transformative research have emerged and the "megatrend" of stakeholde...

Participatory design in transit-oriented development uncovers social benefits

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Transit-oriented development (TOD) tackles multiple challenges simultaneously and fosters sustainable urban development. Low-carbon intensity transport modes help mitigating climate change, enhance...

How participatory planning processes for transit-oriented development contribute to social sustainability

Fernandez Milan, Blanca (2015)

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a relatively recent neighbourhood development concept associated with the three dimensions of urban sustainability (environmental, economic and social). Tradit...

A systematic framework of location value taxes reveals dismal policy design in most European countries

Milan Fernandez, Blanca; Kapfer, David; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Location values have long been recognized as an attractive instrument to raise municipal revenues. First, they increase fiscal efficiency and equability compared to traditional property taxes. Seco...

Municipal policies accelerated urban sprawl and public debts in Spain

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Urban form and resource consumption co-evolve dynamically with public finances. While in compact urban settlements public service is provided more efficiently, and in larger amounts per surface are...

Water security in an urbanized world

Fernandez Milan, Blanca (2016)

Ensure access to water and sanitation for all is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently recognized at the international community. The combination of natural constraints, populati...

Reducing urban heat wave risk in the 21st century

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2015-09-05)

Global warming increases the frequency, intensity and duration of heat waves, particularly endangering urban populations. However, the health risks of heat waves are distributed unequally between p...

Beyond technology

Creutzig, Felix; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Haberl, Helmut; Khosla, Radhika; Mulugetta, Yacob; Seto, Karen C. (2016-09)

The assessment literature on climate change solutions to date has emphasized technologies and options based on cost-effectiveness analysis. However, many solutions to climate change mitigation misa...

Climate change, equity and sustainable development goals

Reckien, Diana; Creutzig, Felix; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Lwasa, Shuaib; Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela; McEvoy, Darryn; Satterthwaite, David (2016)

Climate change is acknowledged as the largest threat to our societies in the coming decades, affecting large and diverse groups of residents in urban areas in this century of urbanization. The focu...

Making urban policies sustainable

Fernandez Milan, Blanca (2016)

Humanity is urbanizing rapidly. By now every second world citizen lives in cities. Scenarios suggest that by the middle of this century, almost 70 per cent of the global population will be urban. A...

Spatial Commons – städtische Freiräume als Ressource

Pelger, Dagmar; Klever, Paul; Klotz, Steffen; Pappert, Lukas; Schulze, Jens (2016)

Die Beschäftigung mit den Gemeingütern, den elementaren natürlichen und kulturellen Ressourcen, die dem Wohle der Gemeinschaft dienen, fordert auch eine Auseinandersetzung mit Räumen. Denn die Fra...